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Why am I always worried?

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Last Updated: 06/05/2018 at 4:43pm
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WolfKeep
March 10th, 2015 3:04pm
There are many reasons why people worry. Worrying in small amounts can be helpful because it can keep you focused or remind you to do things. Worrying constantly and feeling other negative emotions simultaneously is not good and can cause stress and even manifest itself in physical ailments. Sometimes worrying can actually be a symptom of a bigger problem. Try and peel back all the layers of what you're worrying about and examine the situation. Sometimes looking at things from a rational and logical perspective rather than an emotional one can ease your mind and lessen the need to worry about things. But try to remember that you're not alone. Many people suffer from depression and anxiety and worry constantly about major and trivial things alike. Life is very difficult. Humans have developed a lifestyle that involves high stress, seemingly unobtainable standards, asinine policies, and intolerances towards people who are "different". The life of an average person is incredible stressful. You are expected to be working and laboring and toiling and rushing and living up to societal standards your whole life. That's a lot to ask from a person! So take a moment and breath deeply. You deserve it. When you think about all of the responsibilities that have been placed on you and expected of you, it's ok to feel some worry. The good news is that there are definitely methods and techniques available to help cope with worrying. Many are available for free. Whenever you feel a surge or worry, try to think to yourself, "I'm dealing with a lot right now, and this is my brain being overloaded. There's nothing wrong with me, I just need to deal with each small obstacle and accomplish each small goal as it comes."
magnificentEyes68
June 23rd, 2015 2:09am
Thoughts- When I feel worried or stressed I sit down and make a list of things that are on my mind.
Anonymous
November 30th, 2015 5:20am
Thinking too much in a negativity coupled environment makes you worry too much. Think about good things.
Anonymous
November 30th, 2015 1:45pm
I am always worried as I care about the people around me so much that I never want them to be hurt emotionally or physically without me knowing.
Anonymous
March 7th, 2015 6:38pm
anxiety causes always a reason and worriness is the same first find out what things bothers you and makes you worry and then find something what you can do and how it feels and what can you do something in meantime without getting help how you can solve it from your mind and heart and find the deep meaning ..if not ask us ..we are here to give emotional support and listen to you ....get it out from chest and i am sure you will get to know the reason behind it and also what makes you worried the answer will be clear to you :)
Kissmango
April 16th, 2015 1:29am
Because you aren't thinking at all about what's going on RIGHT NOW. Stop worrying about next week, and start being concerned with this very second.
Anonymous
June 1st, 2015 4:27am
There could be a few reasons why you are worried. It could be that you are afraid that something bad will happen to you or that you are naturally anxious person and the reasons behind that anxiety could be locked away in your unconscious.
Anonymous
June 18th, 2015 12:20am
Maybe you are suffering from stress overload or just anxiety, try to relax, ease your mind. Maybe try meditation?
Monika1233
July 27th, 2015 12:29am
This is a very common question that I have heard many times. Usually the reasons are because you may feel threatened by a certain issue(s) . You need to be able to let yourself go, and think to yourself "why not" instead of "what if". You need to try and rise above and face all your fears and just show the world that you are an independent strong girl/guy . I promise you, that this will help, even if you don't see yourself as someone who is courageous, try and push yourself to think that way, because then you will eventually grow into it, and you will be this new person who isn't always worried or who was many anxieties .
Anonymous
November 30th, 2015 9:32am
People are often worried for many different reasons. Often from a stress in your life or an unsolved problem
Bamachick
December 7th, 2015 3:42am
I tend to worry about a lot of things that I shouldn't be wasting my energy on. I've gotten much better in the past couple of years though. I worry about things at work all the time. I've learned though that you can't sweat the small stuff and there's no real reason to blow up or worry yourself crazy until you have all the facts. If you're in a tizzy, and find out that the issue you were worried about had absolutely nothing to do with you....case in point... I tell my cousin all the time when she starts going off about something that's, you guessed it, not an issue at this moment to save the drama for your mama!!
Anonymous
February 9th, 2016 6:17pm
Personally I tend to overthink things too much which is counter productive. And you may be worried all the time because you're worried someone you like doesn't like you back, worried that the person you love will leave you. These are examples that I've experienced myself
lieselgrace05
March 7th, 2016 3:54pm
I am always worried because I'm insecure. I've always been that. Whether about my looks or my performance at college or my dating history, I've always been very conscious. But I need not be. Confidence changes everything. It changes our lifestyle 200%. Just look at yourself in the mirror and tell yourself how great you are. Be a better person attitude-wise,not superficially. You deserve a lot of things in life,don't let insecurities take them away from you.
Therapywithin
January 15th, 2018 8:35pm
Events that take place in our lives, leave us with feeling afraid. This can be learnt behaviour from family, friends and our environment.
Anonymous
March 5th, 2018 12:23am
You are worried that bad things can come true or if an event occurred and you don't want it to re-occur so you get worked up in the moment trying to find solutions to stop it.
delightfulShiny35
June 5th, 2018 4:43pm
One of the reasons is capability and comparison with peers. Fear of failure could be another point. Thought prevailing on success against failure....