Our lives are filled with numerous choices. And every choice has multiple outcomes.
With all the possible outcomes, have you found yourself worrying? Wondering whether or not you’ve made the right choice or maximized the potential of the situation?
Worry has a funny way of doing that to us. Making us doubt our decisions and the direction we’re going.
I hope you’re ready to get rid of the worry, because that’s where we’re heading today.
The Problem With Worry
Worry is a powerful emotion. It can quickly grab control of us and spin our lives out of control.
Worry is a destroyer of dreams. Worry is a destroyer of potential. Worry is a destroyer of life.
According to WebMD, worry even has a negative effect on your body.
Worry often gives a small thing a great shadow.
— Swedish Proverb
Interfere with your appetite
Damage your relationships
Make you turn to alcohol, overeating, or drugs
And much more
As a leader, these actions can damage your leadership. Worry will bring you to a place that is hard to recover from.
But recover from or stop worry we must do.
Lets Get Rid Of Worry
We know what worry can do to us. It’s not pretty. And it’s not something we want in our lives.
So, are you ready to get rid of worry and live a more fulfilled life? Lets get started!
Write down your worries: Our minds love to play tricks on us. So much so the mind will even create worries that are out of this world.
One way to combat worry is to begin writing down the issues you see yourself facing. Make it plain as day and put it on paper.
Writing out our worries helps us see what is really troubling us. With the worries in front of us we can then begin tackling them or scratching them off because they’re so ridiculous.
Talk to your friends: Sometimes we like to keep our issues to ourselves. We don’t think others have gone through what we’re facing or we don’t want to admit what’s wrong.
This is a recipe for disaster! Keeping your worries to yourself means you have no one to help you fight alongside you.
Find a trusted friend or family member. Open up to them. Share what’s going on.
You’ll soon discover you’re not alone. You’ll also have someone who is on your side.
That’s a great asset to have when you’re dealing worry.
Find a way to get away: If you’re not one for connection with others, you may find it helpful to get away.
This might mean taking a trip to a remote destination, a week long trip to your cabin in the woods, or just a staycation in your home away from the worries of work.
Carve out some time for just you. Let yourself be alone.
You may come to find all you needed was a breather from the daily grind.
Worry affects much more than just your emotions. If you’re not able to control it, worry will destroy your mental health, your physical health, and your ability to lead effectively.
Use the techniques I listed above to get rid of the worry. Or check the comments section below to see what other readers are doing to get rid of worry. You may find something that will work wonders for you.
Question: What are you doing to rid yourself of the worry you face? Please share your tips in the comment section below. You may just help another reader out.