A Simple but Effective Trick to Stop Worrying So Much
Set aside 30 minutes each day to worry and make it consistent. Then, whenever you catch yourself worrying outside of that time frame, remember that the time to worry is later.
Worrying can be an endless activity and putting a timeframe on it helps to contain it and shift it from rumination to problem solving.
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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, think it they are realistic and replace these negative thoughts with more realistic statements.
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.
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Trying to push the worries out of your head is inherently problematic because to be vigilant about not thinking about something, your brain needs to keep it in mind.
Mindfulness does the opposite by making you aware of your state of anxiousness.
It can make navigating even the most basic parts of our day exceedingly stressful and frustratingly inefficient.
It is an external strategy for keeping track of what we need to do and accomplish.
By creating and maintaining a reliable organizational system, we give ourselves the best possible chance of efficiently processing the day-to-day Have-Tos, so that we have sufficient time and energy to focus on the Want-Tos (the things that really matter to us).