Stuck and intrusive thoughts can often signal some anxiety. We tend to focus on what we’re worried about. And, what you focus on grows.
You’re on the right track with adding mindfulness practice to your life. It’s a lifestyle thing and something you should continue to practice forever. As you get further and further into it you’ll find that you have more control over your thoughts.
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Coach & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism