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How To Stop Worrying

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Don't Worry
One of the most useless activities that we as human beings tend to do on a regular basis is worry about things that we have absolutely no control over. We tend to worry about everything, from little things to big things. But little do we realize that worrying about everything will only lead to even more problems down the road.

It is important that we learn how to stop worrying about everything and just relax a bit more. That's not to say that we choose to ignore the problems that may come our way, but instead of worrying about them we choose to be more proactive about finding solutions to them.

These are a few habits that you can develop that can be used to reduce the amount of stress in your life by getting rid of your habit of worrying about everything. The better you become at developing these habits, the more you will have a reawakened sense of well-being and power over your life.

Become a Decision Maker

The first thing that you will need to do if you want to stop worrying about everything that happens to you is to learn the art of decision making. And the first decision that you should make is to not worry about everything.

It sounds simple, and that's because it is. By consciously choosing to not worry about everything you have taken the first step in taking responsibility for your own thinking.

By making this decision, you will put your mind on notice the next time you begin to worry. Instead of getting caught up in the process of worrying you will be reminded of your decision, thus you can stop the worrying process in its tracks.

Become Optimistic

Being an optimist isn't just about thinking positive thoughts and saying positive affirmations to yourself, it is a way of looking at things. By becoming a more optimistic individual you will begin to look at the trials, tribulations, and trifling events of your life from a whole different perspective.

Instead of once seeing only the problems of a particular situation, you will begin to see the opportunities. Being more mindful of the possibilities around you is the key to manifesting the circumstances and attracting the abundance that you wish to bring about instead.

A key to develop an optimistic mindset is to develop a powerful affirmation or self-talk. The way you explain things to yourself will determine how you see things in life. So begin to become aware of the conversations that you have with yourself in your own mind.

Remember that you have made the decision not to worry, and start with that. From there you can begin to explain any situation to yourself in a positive way to help you see the opportunities instead.

Learn to Meditate

The benefits of meditation can never be overstated because of the powerful affects it can have for those who worry too much about everything.

Spending anywhere from fifteen minutes to an hour in a completely relaxed state where you are both calm in mind and body can drastically change the way you respond to the outside events in your life. If you really want to amplify this process, you can even try using one of the more popular subliminal message programs available to help you to relax more and get rid of your worrying habit.

A good habit is to develop a meditation ritual every morning so that you begin your day with a peaceful mind and body that can carry you throughout the rest of your day.

Meditation, or any kind of quiet time can greatly reduce the amount of stress in your body and on your mind because it forces you to take things much slowly and simply enjoy being. You will become much more aware of your thought processes and how it affects your behavior throughout the day. This alone is one of the greatest benefits of meditating in order to stop worrying about everything.


These are just a few of the habits that are easy for anyone to develop over a period of time to kick the habit of worrying about everything. The most important thing is that you must first make the decision not to worry so much about everything. By simply taking responsibility for your own mind, you put the power to change your circumstances back into your hands.



Jul 21, 2010 9:40am
Great tips! I love the quote from Van Wilder, "worrying is like a rocking chair - it give you something to do, but it never gets you anywhere." Anytime I start to get concerned about something that isn't within my control, I remember this quote. If it is in my control, I simply take action.
Jul 28, 2010 8:36am
Great quote, and awesome movie at that! Thanks.
Jul 21, 2010 1:31pm
I really believe meditation is very helpful. I've been practicing it for several months and my worrying has gone done several notches.
Jul 28, 2010 8:37am
I love it myself, it works wonders when stress and anxiety begins to creep in.
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