How much worry and anxiety do you have in your life? Many people operate under the fallacy that worrying is productive.
However, our worries have no impact on the rest of the world.
No one has ever worried away bad weather or a faulty automobile transmission.
As much as we like to think that all the time and energy we put into worrying is helpful, it’s not.
Anxiety is a major cause of many emotional and physical ailments.
Anxiety and worry are a major cause of unhappiness and poor health.
Anxiety is also incredibly common. Everyone worries from time to time.
Thankfully, anxiety and worry are under our control.
You can stop worrying whenever you truly decide to put an end to it.
Here’s what we’re covering today:
Part 1: What is Anxiety? It’s important to understand what anxiety is and isn’t if you’re going to address its presence in your life.
Part 2: The Effects of Anxiety. Anxiety causes more harm than just that queasy feeling in your stomach. There are serious emotional, physical, and life satisfaction implications, too.
Part 3: Simple Strategies for Overcoming Anxiety. Sometimes simple strategies are enough. These quick and easy techniques will take the edge off the worry and anxiety in your life.
Part 4: Physical Methods for Combating Worry and Anxiety. Sleep, diet, exercise, and relaxation techniques can reduce the baseline level of stress in your life and leave you more capable of dealing with any stress that remains.
Part 5: Perspective. Your view of life and the world impacts what causes worry and anxiety. With a new perspective, you can eliminate many of the most common causes of anxiety and worry.
Part 6: Meditation. The ancient practice of meditation has seen a strong revival in recent years. It’s not complicated but requires practice. It’s more beneficial than you think.
Part 7: Mindfulness. Mindfulness is a close relative of meditation. Both boost each other.
Part 8: Managing Anxiety at Work and Other Specific Locations. You know the techniques, but can you apply them outside the comfort of your home?
Part 9: Conclusion. What’s next? Further steps you can take to reduce your anxiety.
“Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.” – Mary Hemingway