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Worrying Is Not Productive

Why do we feel like worrying about something makes us better prepared for it? 

As a student, I used to worry all the time about tests.

As an adult, I worry about work and finances.

As a perfectionist, I worry about all of the things I’m not doing perfectly. 

Something about the worry feels productive.  Somewhere along the line, I think I internalized a story that says, “If you care about something, you worry about it.” 

Posted on September 28, 2015 .