These are the methods of analyzing worry problems.
But why these techniques are so superb? Because they’re efficient, concrete and go directly to the heart of the problem.
It is related to an essential rule: DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.
Ask yourself these questions
Q.1 What am I worrying about? Write the main reason what is causing you to suffer, what is making you feel bad.
Q.2 What can I do about it? Write all possible solutions that could help you solve the problem that you have.
Q.3 Here it is what I am going to do about it. Decide which is the best solution to your problem.
Q.4 When am I going to start doing it? As you arrive at a final decision, begin immediately to carry out that decision. Get busy acting and don’t worry about the outcome.
How to eliminate business worries
Dr.Alexis Carrel Nobel price winner quote: “Businessmen who do not know how to fight worry die young.”
Here is the formula that will help you cut 50% of your business worries. Use this plan. It will perform wonders for your health and your happiness.
Try to write down and answer sincerely to this questions:
1. What is the problem? Most people make a mistake of worrying about the problem without knowing the real cause of it.
2. What is the cause of the problem?
Try to find out the conditions which lay at the root of the problem.
3. What are all the possible solutions to the problem? Write down all the various things you can do solve the problem that you have.
4. What solution is the best for you? Think about all possible solutions and decide which is the best solution to your problem.
4 Good working habits to prevent worry
1-Clear your desk from all papers except those relating to your problem.
The Thomas Jefferson buildings north corridor has round tables with some quotations. One of them is: “The order is heavens first law”.
It should also be the first law in business.
If your desk is full of papers or your pc is full of unread emails, it will remind you to do a million things with a little time.
The sense of unending obligations without time to accomplish will cause you to experience worry and fatigue.
So, do things at a time. When you have an unfinished task, finish it.
2-Do the most important things first
It is a straightforward and efficient rule for managing your time.
Set goals before going to bed in dinner or when you wake up in the morning.
Try to think what is the most important thing to do and do it.
3-When you have faced a problem, solve it.
Don’t procrastinate, don’t put it off for later. Decide to face the problem and find the necessary facts or tools to solve it.
4-Delegate your work to others
Doing everything yourself will make you feel worried, tired, and unproductive.
It is hard to delegate responsibilities to someone else but do it.
Delegate a work that they can do as good as you so you can concentrate and feel better.
Why in the hell am I worrying about?
During the war for the control of Guadalcanal, Time magazine wrote an article about a sergeant who was hit by a shell fragment in the throat. He had seven blood transfusions.
He wrote a note to his doctor asking: Will I live? The doctor replied yes.
He wrote another note asking: Will I be able to talk? The doctor still replied yes.
Then he wrote a note saying: Then what in the hell am I worrying about? [Source]
Sometimes we tend to worry about what we don’t have and forget of what we have.
Never focus on what you don’t have but on your fortune which is the health, family, or anything.
It is difficult to worry while you are busy doing something that requires planning and thinking.
Why does a simple thing as being busy help to drive out anxiety? Because of one of the fundamental psychology-law which is:
“It is impossible for any human mind, no matter how brilliant, to think more than one thing at any given time”.
Close your eyes and try at the same time think of the statue of liberty and what are you going to tomorrow morning.
The same thing is true in the field of emotions. We cannot be enthusiastic about doing something exciting and feel dragged down by worry at the same time.
Doing chores, playing any sports, painting, dancing, singing, could help.
“Occupational therapy,” is the term used in psychiatry when work or activities are described as a therapy as it though it were medicine.