How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Steps To How To Stop Worrying And Start Living
Often, people worry about things they have limited control over. Unrelenting anxiety and fear can be debilitating and drain your emotional and physical energy. These worries are hard to help completely, even though it’s obvious that worrying won’t change their outcomes. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t do your best to remind yourself not to worry. Make a conscious effort to focus your attention elsewhere, and let events take their course as best you can.
First Analyze Worry
Basic Techniques in Analyzing Worry
1) Get the facts. Remember that “Half worry in the world is caused by people trying to make decision before they have sufficient knowledge on which to base a decision”
2) After carefully weighing all the facts, come to a decision
3) Once a decision is carefully reached, act! Get busy carrying out your decision and dismiss all anxiety about the outcome.
4) When you or any of your associates, are tempted to worry about a problem, write out and answer the following questions:
a) What is the problem ?
b) What is the cause of the problem ?
c) What are all possible solutions ?
d) What is the best solution ?
How To Stop Worrying
1) Shut the iron doors on the past and the future. Live in day-tight compartments.
2) See the funny side of life
3) Keep busy. The worried person lose himself in action
4) Examine the record : What are the chances, according to the law of averages, that this event you are worrying about will ever occur ?
5) Do the very best you can
6) Count your blessings, not your troubles
7) Forget yourself by becoming interested in others. Every day do a good deed trial will put a smile of joy on someone’s face
Fundamental Facts You Should Know About Worry
1) If you want to avoid worry, Live in “day-tight compartments.”
Don’t stew about the future, just live each day until bedtime
2) Trouble :
a) Ask yourself “what is the most mat can possibly happen if I can’t solve my problem?”
b) Prepare yourself mentally to accept the worst – if necessary
c) Then calmly try to improve upon the worst – which you have already mentally agreed to accept
3) remind yourself of the exorbitant price you can pay for worry in terms of your health. “Those who do not know how to fight worry die young”