'Managing the Worry Circle'

August 8, 2009 1:02:39 PM PDT
Improving your life by managing your worries. We were joined by Ocean Palmer, international worry expert and author of "Managing The Worry Circle." What kinds of social stimuli cause us to worry?
The economy, environment, cost of the living and relationships of various kinds.

What are the three major types of worries?
The things you can control, things you can influence, but not control, and things that are totally uncontrollable. 40% of what people worry about are caused by uncontrollable issues which are toxic to the mind.

What types of familial worries are common?
Parenting, financial stress, work pressures.

What are self-caused worries?
Things that we cause based on our own choices and behaviors.

What are typical environmental worries?
Stresses caused by your surroundings such as: cost of living, quality of life (air, water or lack thereof), personal safety and security.

Can you talk about typical work/career worries?
Today, workers are more stressed than ever, job stability (long and short term).

These days many people have money worries due to the economy. How can these worries mushroom in importance in our minds?
Money is the # 1 cause of worry for most adults today. Tough times require tough decisions -- the reality is that people must: evaluate their options, make the best decision possible and have the courage to take action. Sometimes that action may be unpleasant; if so, live by "The 3 Day Rule". Doing nothing makes the situation worse.

How can people manage their worries?
wn what is in your head, treat your mind like a castle with a drawbridge, own the things you can control and jettison the rest. Protect the castle.

What is crafting your daily dozen?
The daily dozen is a written list of 12 things that describe the person you aspire to be. They are ranked in importance from 1-12 and your worry management supports the pursuit of all 12.

For more on this, visit www.worrycircle.com


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