Letting Go of Worry

What if we knew for certain that everything we’re worried about today will work out fine?

The book of life is unique to each one of us. What is written on our pages is a great mystery, but as it unfolds, the experiences we have in life string together to create each chapter. Though we all have our own personal journey, each of our books end the way it’s supposed to. Our greatest lessons end up being the moral of the story.

If that is true, then why do we allow fear and doubt to arise and take hold? It is natural, and in some cases, necessary to worry. Worrying can keep our senses sharp in unfamiliar situations. Sometimes worrying can become an obsession and make us feel overwhelmed with negative thoughts and emotions. This is often due to our fear of the unknown or our attachment to a specific outcome. In times such as these, it’s essential to remember that all is well and fear is a choice. Instead of choosing fear, try some of the methods below:

  1. See all the good that can come from that which you are afraid of.
  2. Take deep, intentional breaths to calm your anxiety.
  3. Think about what you would tell a friend to make them feel better if they were in the same situation as you.
  4. Do something that brings you joy.
  5. Go for a walk. It helps to regulate your mood.
  6. Write down everything you’re worried about and why and create an affirmation that counteracts these fears. Repeat the affirmations daily.
  7. Find something to get excited about. Having something to look forward to allows you to shift your attention to a positive thought whenever fear creeps up.

The wonderful thing about writing your story is that you get to write your future. Trusting that there is a reason for everything and you are divinely guided can allow you to relax into life instead of fearing through it. What a great and wonderful feeling to believe that everything in your life is just fine and that there is no need to worry. Without worry, you’ll be free to feel more joy, you’ll be able to sink confidently into the mystery of your life and you can trust that all the pieces of your puzzle are falling into place, just as they are meant to. Take comfort in knowing that your future is going to be amazing, with all the resources you need for abundance and guidance because you’ve written the perfect ending your story.

For a more scientific view of what happens in your brain when you worry, check out this article from Psychology Today on Letting Go of Worry.