Wisdom for Moving Beyond Worry
Our thoughts might look like a string of what-ifs. What if this goes wrong? What if I don’t get the promotion? What if I bomb? What if my child fails the final? What if I get fired? What if my loved one really is sick? Some of us fret more than others. Some of us might’ve started worrying in the womb. Fortunately, whether worrying is a constant concern for you or an occasional one, you can move beyond your worries. Here are eight tools to try.
Margarita Tartakovsky, MS, is an associate editor at Psych Central and authors the body image blog Weightless. She writes about everything from anxiety and ADHD to creativity and couples to mindfulness and stress. You can learn more about her work at her website.