STRESS AND THE WORRY BOX STRATEGY
STRESS AND WORRY…
Stress builds up when you are in a constant state of worry. It seems that the more you worry about a stressful problem or situation in your life, the bigger it seems to become. Worry also feeds on itself and then results in more things to stress and worry about. It becomes an ongoing worry cycle. Here is a simple yet very powerful stress management and stress relief strategy to begin to break this worry cycle…
STRESS MANAGEMENT AND A WORRY BOX
Get yourself a worry box. Once a week, sit down and on separate slips of paper, write down all the things in your life that are worrying you. Think of this as getting all those worries out of your head. Then, put all the slips of paper into the worry box and close it tightly. Open the box again in another week. Discard all those slips of paper that are no longer worries. Choose one worry to work on during the week and what actions you will take. Put the rest back inside the box until next week. Adding new worry slips of paper as you need.
STRESS RELIEF BY LOCKING YOUR WORRIES AWAY
This stress management strategy will bring you stress relief as it designed to you take back control over your own stress and worry by:
1. giving you a planned approach to dealing with the worries in your life
2. reducing the amount of worrying in your head by putting those worries on paper
3. you deciding what one worry to work on for the week and not trying to do it all
4. you deciding not to worry about everything constantly but to re-look at your worries each week
5. finding out that often what you were worried about last week has sorted itself out
GAINING CONTROL OVER YOUR OWN STRESS AND WORRY
As a stress management strategy the worry box is not designed to remove all your worries. But if you find yourself feeling stressed and like you are worrying about everything. Then start with this simple strategy to take back some control over the when, where and what you worry about in your life.
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