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Why Worrying Doesn't Work (& What To Do Instead)

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Why Worrying Doesn't Work (& What To Do Instead)

Worrying doesn't work, and recent neuroscience research opens the door to understanding why. Let me explain. As it turns out, our brains can't distinguish between what's imagined and what's real - at least not from an emotional perspective.  So if you spend a lot of time imagining and reimagining the worst case scenario, you're constantly putting your brain in a threat state. Read on to find out why this is a problem!

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