Does that sound familiar?
When you worry and by default become anxious you release adrenaline into your body. This is the fight/flight syndrome I have spoken of before. When adrenaline is coursing round your body you cannot be centred in yourself, enjoy any kind of inner peace let alone be productive. You know that feeling don’t you? None of the above is good for your well-being.
Noticing when you are in that state or getting into that state is good because you can then do something about it.
This has two benefits:
1) you are in control rather than letting outside forces affect you which is empowering
2) because you are in control you can now do something about it. You see you always have a choice. You can either get carried away on a tide of anxiousness or you can take hold of the reins and slow things down by asking yourself if there is another way of looking at this?
By becoming more aware of your reactions you can alter your behaviour and get a different result. Continuing to worry and hurry will only result in an unfavourable outcome and you will only feel exhausted and unhappy if not depressed. Catching unhelpful behaviour patterns can be very freeing to yourself because of the choices you have. You can choose to go and sit quietly whilst you think about your problem. You might decide to talk to someone you know is very level headed and can give good advice. You might want to sit and meditate for a while and then approach the problem again with fresh eyes.
All of these type of methods will calm the nervous system and therefore you will feel relief yourself. Your sense of well-being will start to re-establish itself and you will start to feel better.
What do you do to stop yourself from going down that downward spiral?
Let us know your tips to stop the worry/hurry syndrome. It may encourage someone else to try it.
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