The Six Steps for Stopping Your Worries IQ Doodle outlines an effective six step process you can use to help you feel more at ease, settled, and calm amidst the worries and uncertainties of life.
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1) Gain Proper Perspective
Don’t allow your imagination to run wild. Things may not turn out as you imagine them.
Are my worries real or imagined?
Are things as bad as I make them out to be?
2) Challenge Limiting Beliefs
You worry because of the assumptions you make about this situation. Tell yourself a different story.
What do I believe will happen?
What else could possibly happen?
3) Turn Worries into a Problem
When you worry you have no control. Problems however come with handy solutions.
How could I turn this into a problem?
What kind of solutions come to mind?
4) Prepare for the Worst
Mentally preparing yourself for the worst-case scenario will help you deal with what’s to come.
What’s the worst that could possibly happen?
How could I make the most of such a situation?
Choose to let go of what you can’t control and focus instead on what you can change.
6) Schedule Worry Time
If you can’t help but worry, then schedule a time and place for worrying. This way it won’t interfere with other aspects of your life.