We all worry about the future. Some can shake off the worry and move on, others cannot. Some allow that worrying to overtake their lives and drive their actions. When categorizing myself, I find that I usually fall on the too much worrying side.
There are common misconceptions about worrying. Many people believe that worrying is helpful by being a motivator or sharpening focus. However, I learned that worrying is damaging and detrimental. Studies have proven that worrying does not motivate or help focus but impairs our ability to reason and problem solve.
I used to believe those misconceptions that worrying. Although, after being enlightened about the danger of worrying, I thought to myself “Why worry if it is not good, even a little bit?”
I have decided to take those first steps in handling my worrying by learning more about it and its causes. I hope that one day I will be able to say “Hakuna Matata”.