by Noam Spencer PhD via Psychology Today Insight Therapy
Many of my clients struggle with chronic worry. They wake up worrying and stay up in bed at night worrying. They may solve a problem or gain some certainty on one issue, but then they move onto worrying about something else. My clients often report that the effort required to worry so consistently leaves them tired, not present in the current moment, and under-resourced for doing the things in their lives that are meaningful. Click through the link below for a good understanding of the "the worrying paradigm" and how to take back some of your life from the never-ending worry reel in your head.
"Worry features in many people’s lives. In mild form, occasional worry may serve a helpful coping function, getting us to think and plan ahead. At higher volume and frequency, worry can become annoying and distracting, and may undermine our productivity, concentration, and mood. At extremely high levels, chronic worry can derail a person’s life."