Calm a Distressed Mind by Changing your Environment

May 24, 2021

A smiling man seen through a window next to a computer and a plant next to words that read "Calm a Distressed Mind by Changing your Environment"

One of the biggest contributors to our happiness is our inner voice. Our inner voice helps us analyze situations, reflect on the past and future, and tell us who we are. When our inner voice becomes critical and downbeat chatter, we can become focused solely on negative feelings and experiences, increasing anxiety. Psychologist Ethan Kross describes methods for turning down this noise in his new book Chatter. These methods are also highlighted in this article: