Worry = More Work Than It’s Worth – Wise Words Wednesday
Without fail I have found worry wrecking my mental health lately.
There is just too much to do, too many mistakes made, saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, buying a gift and finding that the recipient already has that item, or taking the wrong exit on a busy highway because my mind is on all the other decisions I need to make, ugh, it’s TOO MUCH!
Holidays = gift buying + party going + relative-induced guilt x all the other normal STUFF
Worry = more work than it’s worth
Don’t we already have enough to do?
Worrying just slows us down. Worry steers us in the wrong direction or keeps us from moving forward. Worry really is more work than it’s worth.
“Worrying means you suffer twice.”
Here are some ideas to help you bypass worry:
Make lists. Check off your successes.
Set goals. Do your victory dance when you’ve earned it.
Forgive yourself. Give thanks for the grace.
Forgive others. Revel in the release.
What ever you do, try not to worry.
We are only human.
We cannot do it all.
It is physically impossible to do it all correctly or in a way that makes everyone happy. Don’t let worry wear you out!
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