A Monster Under my Bed or In my Head?

Recently, I had a discussion with my wife about WORRY. Worry is a uniquely human experience. Sometimes worry can paralyze us. I remember when I was a small child, I though there was a monster under my bed. As I got older, I realized that it was all in my head. I was worried over nothing. Let’s discuss it!
Worry is NOT:

  • It is not caution like looking both ways before crossing the street.
  • It is not legitimate fear like fleeing a burning building.
  • It is not healthy anxiety that you may feel before a surgery or a presentation at work.

What is Worry, really?
Verb: to torment oneself with or suffer from disturbing thoughts; fret.
Noun: a worried condition or feeling; uneasiness or anxiety. (more…)