When it comes about worrying, it is unnecessary evil for your mental health. It is simply a bad habit that can be unlearned with practice. Someone think that worrying can serve a purpose for the brain by helping us to learn from past experiences and prepare for new ones. We can’t control our uncertain future good or bad.
Depression appears when we are focusing on past events that we like to change them. About worrying we can say that you can take action to prepare for whatever you are worried about. You only think that you didn’t have control over the future.
Look at active ways that you can help train your brain to stop worrying:
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR BRAIN TO STOP WORRYING
1. STOP YOUR BRAIN FROM WORRYING BY WRITING IT DOWN
The most valuable technique is training your brain to stop worrying. In the night your brain is active by thinking about something, put it down on paper or electronic format. Doing this your brain breathe a mental sigh of relief without spending energy trying to remember these details.
If you ask yourself about what to serve for a gathering of friends, just write down ‘What to serve?’.
With writing it down you put your brain on notice and tell to your brain ‘This is important enough to write down. Your brain now has been worn to prepare the resources toward solving this problem rather than being worried.
Why write it down?
In the journal Anxiety, Stress & Coping scientists give worries an opportunity to write down three possible results about worried situation. Experts analyze their answers for practical solutions. The scientists find that participants problem elaborations rate for concreteness, in both studies show an inverse relationship between degree of worry and concreteness. If the more participants are worried about a given topic, the less concrete is the content of their elaboration. The view is change because worry can promote better problem analyses. However, they conform to the view that worry is a cognitive avoidance response.
2. MEDITATE FOR A WORRY FREE BRAIN
Meditation is effective way for your brain to train to stop worrying. Researchers from the journal Psychosomatic Medicine learn the effects of meditation. They find that meditation is particularly good for reducing cognitive anxiety or worrying. Although some people not have time to meditate, but they didn’t know that for meditation is only necessary to close your eyes for 30 seconds or longer. Active step to train your brain is the act of choosing to tune out other sources of stress.
You need consciously choose to avoid any non-natural noise in your life and be focused around most important thing for you now and in the future. While you meditate worrying thoughts may come to you, this is normal. People who have master the art of brain training to stop worrying recommend to others carefully pay attention on thoughts as they enter the mind and simply watching them pass like clouds on a breezy day.
3. EXERCISE TO TRAIN YOUR BODY AND YOUR BRAIN TO STOP WORRYING
Worry is how your brain learns to survive by deciding to activate the fight or flight system. Fear response is the same, independently if a cougar jumps out at you or you worry, you instantly fell a rush of adrenaline but second situation have much lower level over a longer period of time.
The same study in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine shown that body exercises are good for you in the moments of the anxiety symptoms like jitteriness. If your body feels less of the physical symptoms of stress, your mind will interpret that there must be less to worry about because the body is not in a state of heightened arousal.
Secondary reason for the rapid heart rate or perspiration that we may feel on a small level when we worry is the exercises. Blood pressure is another physical symptom of stress and exercise can help lower it. If you worry about something, go for a 5-10 minute walk in the nature. While you take the breath and focusing on the motion of your limbs be aware of the sights and sounds of nature.