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How Can I Stop Worrying So Much? 6 Tips to Reduce Worry

How Can I Stop Worrying So Much? 6 Tips to Reduce Worry

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Learn To Relax

You cannot possibly feel anxious when you are in a state of relaxation. Try: 

  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Visualization
  • Deep breathing

Turn Your Thoughts Around

Worry is often a learned negative thinking pattern that can be contributing to your panic disorder symptoms. Since negative thinking typically develops over time, it can be unlearned and replaced with more positive views.

To do that, recognize and record your worries throughout the day, ...

Journal Through It

By writing in a journal, you can work through your difficult emotions, uncover solutions to your issues, and change your perceptions and worries.

Getting started in journal writing can be a simple as a dedicated time each day to write down your inner thoughts. 

Talk It Out

You may find some relief by sharing your thoughts and concerns with someone you trust. They can offer you advice, empathy and understanding, giving you a different perspective on your problems.

But don’t overtax the people in your life, if you are a chronic worrier, you may want to c...

Push Past Procrastination

Focusing on worrying instead of solving your problems can become a form of procrastination. Plus, putting off responsibilities that you need to take care will only add to your worries.

Push past procrastination by making a list of all of the things that you need to get done...

Schedule Some Worry Time

Schedule 20 minutes a day just for worrying. Briefly acknowledge worries that come outside that timeframe, but only give them your full attention during your scheduled worry time.

This helps you to break the chain of frequent worrying you experience throughout the day. 

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