We may find during the economic upheaval that our minds move to fret and worry.
Peter Vajada wrote an insightful article on Facing Challenging Times: Worry is not Requirement. Peter can be found at http://www.spiritheart.net/. Here is a short section from Peter’s article:
A vast (and growing) number of folks are worried about job security. Its understandable. But, does it help
Worrying, in fact, can exacerbate one’s experience. Worry and anxiety take a huge toll on one’s mental, physical, emotional and spiritual energy. Anxiety leads to many psycho-somatic symptoms and potentially serious health issues. Stress in the form of headaches, high blood pressure, insomnia, exhaustion, fogginess and confusion, body aches and muscle tension are a major cause of disengagement from work, i.e., presenteeism, and in fact, disengagement from all of life.
When folks are worried and feeling anxious about work, they put in less effort, perform less efficiently and lose focus. The result is their feeling an even more intense fear.
In this debilitated, fear-based, state folks have a serious challenge in showing up. In their day-to-day life at work, these folks are often seen as distracted, disengaged, distant or not performing as a “team player”.
To read the entire PDF of the article and learn how to weaken or wrestle worry right out of your mind, click here: facing-challenging-times-worry-is-not-a-requirement
To learn more about Peter and his work visit his site at www.spiritheart.net.