4 Simple Ways To Train Your Brain To Stop Worrying

Worrying occasionally is not unhealthy. We all find something to worry about from time to time. But, when that worry takes over situations that don’t warrant it, you might start to recognize that it’s a problem. Perhaps you feel paralyzed by an upcoming dental appointment, or a meeting with your boss, or even going out to dinner with friends.
If worrying has ever taken over your thoughts and started to affect your life and relationships, it may be time to ‘re-train’ your brain. There are simple but effective steps you can take to stop worrying so much. These tips on training your brain can be used to really think about the upcoming situations that you’re worried about, and how you can handle them better.
Follow these simple steps to make your mind stop worrying.
1. Put into words
It might seem silly to write all of your worries down, since that puts them all out in front of you. But, think of this action more like an emptying of the mind. When you write down your worries over a certain situation, you are pinning them to the paper and giving your mind a break. If you are not using a daily journal, I highly recommend that you start.
Studies have shown that this tactic is great for people who get nervous before taking tests, for example. When your stressful thoughts are out in the open, you can look back at them. They become tangible, but they also may become less intimidating when they are just words on a piece of paper. Transfer your worries from your mind to a written list or journal, and you will feel more confident in overcoming them.

2. Try meditating
Many researchers also suggest that meditating can help you train your brain to stop worrying. The research journal “Psychosomatic medicine” has deeply analysed the effect of meditation to a stressful mind and concluded that meditation is extremely good for reducing cognitive anxiety.
When your thoughts get too overwhelming for you, it is a good for your brain to completely clean your mind of everything. Most common excuse people have for not meditating is that they are too busy and they do not have time. Even if you meditate for a couple of minutes you will be able to notice the difference.
3. Use your stress to fuel your workout
One of the best ways to train your brain to stop worrying is to train your body. Exercise has many benefits, one of them being that it can help to reduce stress. But it can also reassure your body’s ‘fight or flight’ responses. Our body often responds to stress before our mind does. If your body feels less anxiety in a certain situation, your mind will interpret it as nothing to worry about.
One of the best ways to combat physical stress is to get more physically fit. Any form of exercise can be beneficial, you don’t need to go to the gym for hours each day for it to have a positive impact. A 5-10 minute walk in the middle of the day can help your body to combat stressful symptoms. This is achieved by sending signals to your mind that everything is going to be okay.
4. Use the path of faith
Not all of us are religious, hence there is no common way or a hard and fast rule to use your faith to overcome negative thoughts and worries. We can use our own technique which ever match our belief system.

Identify a Worry Absorber
For the non-believers, they too can use their own method to let things go and accept their worries.
The law of belief is supported by some of the most admired scientists such as Sir Stephen Hawking. The law emphasize that whatever you subconsciously feel to be true in your inner world (thoughts) long enough, will always show up in your outer world.
Some write their worries on small pebbles and throw it away. Some write them on paper and burn them afterward.

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