How to Stop Worrying and Start Living Quotes by Dale Carnegie
Turning Fear into Power: Understanding and managing anxiety - Longwood Seminar
How to Stop Worrying - 13 Practical Steps
If the problem started and ended with a worry, it might not be such a big deal. Instead, people with GAD get bogged down as one worry leads to another and another. Second, worries can persist because of how information in the environment is processed. A person with GAD may selectively tune into information that supports the worry and ignore evidence that refutes it. Memory can be selective too; in some cases, people with anxiety problems have difficulty even recalling data that is inconsistent with a particular worry. Third, worries persist because of the ways to which they are responded. Individuals with untreated anxiety problems tend to respond to their fears by trying to 1 suppress the worry, 2 seek reassurance that nothing bad will happen, or 3 avoid situations that might trigger the fear.
In an interview, author and speaker Joanie Yoder shared her story of how worry nearly ruined her life—until she found practical answers in unexpected places. It was then that I was forced to face my anxieties, my fears, my dread, and my worries. I experienced that discovery. I had nothing left of my own inner resources. For me, it was a fear of going into the supermarket. It was so intense that I would panic and go into a sweat. I was afraid that I would go totally insane in front of people—or, even worse, die.
In this column, you will learn simple but powerful tips on how to overcome worrying in life from a wide range of experts. Clicking on the expert names below will take you to their individual blurb on overcoming worry. Kristen Brown. Sally Leboy. Anne Halleck. Ileana Hinojosa.
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Nearly everyone worries sometimes. But, worrying too much can get in the way of living a happy life. It can make it harder to sleep, and distract you from positive things in your life. Worrying can even make it harder to deal with the problems you are worrying about. Worse still, some research shows that too much worrying can even lead to physical health problems. The good news is, there are many things you can do to stop the pattern of excess worry and live a happier life. If you want to stop worrying, get into a habit of questioning your worry thoughts so you can divide them into things you can do something about and things you have no control over and can let go of.