1. It is devoid of solution: Worry completely lack solution to the problem you are worrying about. When you plunge yourself into anxiety state, you may think nothing but the worst thing that would happen. Your thoughts and feelings becomes so submerge in the negative and dark fantasy far from the view of solution.
2. It is not a good carriage: When anyone board the cart of worry, he or she is taking a dangerous step to confronting their problem. Worry will introduce other negative vices that could draw one into depression. Vices like prolong sadness, anger, self-pity etc. Beside worry would want to take you to east through the west route. Of course, that’s impossible.
3. It is a roadblock to success: The fear of trying again, changing method without changing goal and criticism are the hallmark of worry. Worry can stall efforts for progress. Worry brings confusion and imprisonment. It magnifies small mistake and lower your motivation.
4. It may not change subject matter: Worry can play over and over what happened. The experience and presumed impending danger. It rarely change subject or shift attention from it. By playing the same negative record over and over it impresses on your imagination what happened often deeper than it appears. The imagination picks it up and starts reproducing the image of the next terrible thing that would follow.
5. It may lead health failure: Excess anxiety and fear can affect one’s sleeping pattern causing sleeplessness, sleep apnea, headache and other sleep rated illness. It can lead to self-hate, depression, suicidal thought. Illness associated with fear and anger can creep in—ulcer, intestine and liver problem, stroke and even heart attack.
When worry knocks at your door, do the following:
When you find yourself in situation where you feel deeply disturbed about something, don’t wait too long before you seek help. Talk to a friend you trust. He could offer suggestion that would help you. Seek medical assistance—psychologist and physiotherapist could be of great help. Play your favorite music, socialize
Elisha O. Ogbonna is the author of "Mastering the Power of Your Emotions" an educative and instructive book on how you can control what happens in your irrespective of what happens to you. He is a motivational and public speaker.