Worry is a uninvited guest,

flooding us with restlessness,

paralyzing questions and worst case scenarios.

 

Worry is a thief,

stealing our peace of mind,

natural confidence and best ideas.

 

Worry is a fog-sprayer,

blinding us for opportunity,

fresh ideas and solutions.

 

Worry is a smooth-talker,

making us believe we haven’t got what it takes,

never had and never will.

 

Worry is a saboteur,

presenting us with unsurmountable problems,

impossibilities and closed doors.

 

Worry is an isolator,

creating the illusion that we’re the only ones struggling

and shaming us into hiding our behind-the-scenes story.

 

Worry is an action-deactivator,

making us procrastinate,

getting us lost in its maze of obstacles and hurdles.

 

Worry is a liar,

making us believe we are powerless,

resourceful -less and talent-less.

 

Worry is a self-eraser,

talking us into being who we are supposed to be,

dutifully coloring within the lines that others set out for us.

 

But.

 

Worry is a shape-shifter,

being what we make it to be,

taking as much room as we decide to give it.

 

Because…

 

Check back for 9 ways

we can make worry work for us

– instead of against us –

next week, right here on the blog!

 

 

 

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