Panache Desai: 3 Ways to Turn Worry into Wonderful
Benjamin Franklin once said, “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” While looking on the bright side is the key, how often do the shadows of worry dim our luminosity?
Worry thrives in darkness and tends to grow exponentially when you’re just about to fall asleep. As you’re dozing off an idea pops into your head, and the worrisome thoughts start spreading like a virus.
“I’m going to fail at this job.”
“I don’t have enough money.”
“What if I lose my health insurance?”
“I’m going to die alone.”
Instead of mentally whirling like a dervish into the wee hours of the morning, the solution may be something you never imagined. Could the worry keeping you awake at night also be the spark that moves you forward? Is worry the catalyst that shifts your energy from doubt and anxiety to calm and harmony?
Here are three ways to make peace with worry, halt the creeping panic and put your sleepless nights behind you.
PERFORM A REALITY CHECK
Worry robs us of our ability to reason and prevents us from thinking clearly in the moment. Take a minute… Continue Reading.