5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history
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He is one of the most influential authors in the self-improvement industry, and the creator of the book "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living", which deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.
When worries overwhelm you:
Replace worry with action. Answer these questions:
It refers to the probability of a specific event occurring. Chances are good that whatever you're worried about isn't likely to actually happen.
This strategy is based on a principle in stock trading: Say you buy a stock that sells for 100 dollars a share and set a stop-loss order for 90 dollars a share. As soon as that stock dips to 90 dollars a share, you sell it — no questions asked.
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