The Untrustworthiness of Fear

Fear is an unreliable motivator. Imminent danger is one thing, but fearing the future because we don’t currently have all the information isn’t rational or sound. We’ve all worried needlessly about so many things that might have happened (but never...

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

This little aphorism may sound jejune, however, it’s actually very deep. Worry, stresses your body, lowers your energy and hampers creative thinking and problem solving. When you trust that future problems will come with solutions, you don’t expend...

Get Out of Your Head

Everyone experiences worry and stress, especially in times of change and new beginnings. Your inner voice can scare you with incomplete stories that make you uneasy and anxious. You can distract yourself or resist the feelings, but they’ll persist because...

Worry Interferes with Presence

Most worry is related to attachment. We’re concerned about our health, loved ones or possessions. But only in the most exceptional circumstances is this fear in reaction to what’s actually happening in this moment. If something does show up, we’ll...

Why Worry?

Whatever thoughts you cultivate contribute to your overall emotional experience. Thinking about things that make you anxious or nervous strengthens those vibration in your consciousness. When you need to think about the future, do it with a positive attitude....

Why Worry Now?

Worrying about potential future problems leaves you feeling powerless because you can’t solve problems that don’t yet exist. Any scenario you might conjure up won’t be complete because there’s undoubtedly important information missing from the...