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Stop overthinking with my free e-book: The Rumination Cure

Stop overthinking with my free e-book: The Rumination Cure – For better mental health

In this fast-paced world, mental health has become an increasingly important topic of discussion. Today, Louisa Jewell delves into the subject of rumination and its profound impact on mental well-being. We’ll explore how rumination affects us, especially women, and how positive psychology techniques can be harnessed to break free from the cycle of overthinking.

Understanding Rumination and Overthinking

Rumination, in simple terms, is the act of overthinking. It’s when we find ourselves replaying events or situations in our minds, often obsessively. This mental process can range from fleeting thoughts to days of relentless contemplation. Many of us, at some point, have fallen into the trap of rumination without even realizing it.

My Personal Journey

To shed light on the significance of overcoming rumination, I’ll share my own journey. About two decades ago, I faced a profound and dark depression, triggered by multiple miscarriages and other life challenges. Seeking professional help, I consulted a psychologist who provided invaluable support during that time.

However, I discovered the study of positive psychology, which opened my eyes to the science behind psychological wellbeing and how to maintain my mental health. I realized that I couldn’t rely solely on therapy to navigate the ups and downs of life. I needed to equip myself with techniques and strategies to stay mentally healthy, resilient, and content.

The Link Between Rumination and Depression

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema’a groundbreaking research brought to light a startling statistic – women are twice as likely to experience depression compared to men. However, she didn’t stop at just acknowledging this disparity. Nolen-Hoeksema delved deeper to uncover the why behind this gender gap. Her findings were enlightening: rumination was a major contributing factor.

Women, it turns out, are more prone to rumination than men. While men often have an easier time letting things go, women tend to get caught in the whirlwind of overthinking. This discovery resonated with me personally, as I recognized myself as a chronic ruminator.

Breaking Free from Rumination

The good news is that rumination is not an insurmountable challenge. Armed with knowledge and the tools of positive psychology, I embarked on a journey to free myself from this mental prison. The transformation has been nothing short of incredible. I no longer find myself trapped in endless cycles of rumination.

The Rumination Cure

To share what I’ve learned, I wrote a book titled “The Rumination Cure.” This ebook offers seven techniques to conquer rumination, and you can download it for free on my website: These strategies aren’t just for personal use; they can also be valuable when helping others who grapple with overthinking.

Transform your life by becoming rumination-free!

Recognizing the need for more structured guidance and support, I wanted to guide you through a live online course, led by me. This six-week program is designed to help individuals overcome rumination and overthinking and/or equip you with more tools to help your clients overcome overthinking. Together, we’ll provide the assistance and encouragement needed to break free from the default mode of overanalyzing. If you think you might have interest in this course, email me at

Join the Journey
I invite you to join me on this transformative journey. Together, we can support and guide each other to overcome rumination and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives. If you’re interested in the course or want to explore more resources, you can email me at

As we embrace the changing seasons and look forward to the future, remember that your mental health matters. Let’s conquer rumination together and pave the way for a brighter, more balanced tomorrow.

p.s. To download my free e-book: The Rumination Cure, go to this link:

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