"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.”
”People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”
“Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.”
While many of us are intuitively aware that worry makes us anxious and upset, research shows that we still tend to lean on worry when facing problems in our lives. One reason for this is that we may worry as a way to feel emotionally prepared for negative outcomes.
Following are some common ways in which people think worry is beneficial:
1. Worrying shows I am a caring person.
2. Worrying helps me to solve problems.
3. Worrying motivates me.
4. Worrying protects me from feeling bad later
5. Worrying prevents bad things from happening.
Do you also think so? Has it been beneficial for you or has taken a toll on your life? Let’s talk about it and learn healthy ways to stop worrying about everything.