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The rumination has centered around the systems and the institutions that perpetuated this treatment but, at least as I’ve found—and I’d venture many have as well—it’s also very personal.
WHY DID IT TAKE SO LONG TO BELIEVE BRITNEY SPEARS?KEVIN FALLONJUNE 25, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The implausible realignment of two stars after more than a decade and a half might supercharge such ruminations.
BENNIFER 2.0 GOT YOU PINING FOR YOUR EX? THERAPISTS SAY FORGET ITBELINDA LUSCOMBEJUNE 21, 2021TIME
In addition to garden-variety deep thoughts, his movies are also laced with ruminations on where Germany has been, and where it’s headed.
IN THE NOIRISH MODERN FAIRYTALE UNDINE, A MERMAID AND A MAN FIND HAPPINESS—FOR NOWSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMAY 28, 2021TIME
Other studies have shown that rumination perpetuates distress and aggression caused in response to insults and threats to one’s self-esteem.
WHY PEOPLE FEEL LIKE VICTIMS - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYMARK MACNAMARAMAY 5, 2021NAUTILUS
Oftentimes, this realization itself introduces enough mental distance from the cycle of rumination to break it, and allow you to move on.
A QUIET PATH OUT OF THE CORONAVIRUS SHADOW - ISSUE 98: MINDCLAYTON DALTONMARCH 31, 2021NAUTILUS
Scientists don’t know for sure if rumination causes depression.
TEEN DEPRESSION LINKED TO HOW THE BRAIN PROCESSES REWARDSALISON PEARCE STEVENSMARCH 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Revisiting the movies and TV shows we grew up on can feel like a rumination on those questions.
HERE’S WHY DEEP DOWN WE LIKE REWATCHING THE SAME OLD MOVIES AND SHOWS — ESPECIALLY DURING THE PANDEMICTRAVIS ANDREWSFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Weber addressed legislators after the vote with a characteristically rousing speech that began, as she has many times, by recounting her family’s history in the Deep South, and by expanding into a rumination on the fragility of democracy.
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Ultimately, the goal is to disrupt what psychologists call perseverative cognition—patterns of thinking that involve intrusive thoughts, rumination, and worry.
STRESSED OUT? VIDEO GAMES CAN HELP—IF YOU FOLLOW THESE TIPS.STAN HORAZEKJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Research shows that some people are especially prone to this kind of “depressive rumination.”
HOW TO KEEP YOUR SADNESS FROM TURNING INTO DEPRESSIONJELENA KECMANOVICNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO RUMINATION

  • absorption
  • brainwork
  • cerebration
  • cogitation
  • consideration
  • contemplation
  • deliberation
  • idea
  • imagination
  • impression
  • meditation
  • musing
  • observation
  • opinion
  • pensiveness
  • pondering
  • rumination
  • speculation
  • study
  • view
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