Learn How to Stop Worrying
What is Worry?
Worry refers to thoughts, emotions, and images of a negative future. You may worry about real or imagined future events. Often, you mistakenly believe that worry is useful in helping prevent undesired future events, but excessive worry only propagates future worry.
Why is it important to build this skill?
Excessive worry is the key feature of generalized anxiety disorder. With or without an anxiety disorder, worry can cause severe somatic symptoms and emotional distress. When you limit the amount of time you spend worrying or you reduce the number of things you worry about, you free yourself from excess anxiety leaving room for increased happiness.
Activities to develop this skill: