Mental tension or worrying is a very common and a very negative element in the entire world in these modern times. It drains energy from our minds and even physically at a point.
The intense series of thoughts will only intensify more. The building blood pressure and the uncontrollable stream of thoughts gushing us out of the present moment every now and then. Worries pull us away from the present and swirl us down a never-ending spiral of negative thoughts that will only get messier.
So let’s learn how to ease your mind off of these worries and become more calm, positive, and free to lead a happy life.
Modern-day science has been researching issues that have an effect on humans on a psychological matter than before. A recent study by the American Psychological Association shows that worrying will have more direct physical effects on humans. So, it is important to be mentally well as much as you are physically well.
Here are a few steps that will help you to eradicate worrying.
#1. Putting your worries into words.
This is a psychological trick used to train the human brain to minimize worrying. Worrying thoughts have no structure, control, or flow. They just keep on squirming all over our minds. So by putting it down into words will literally make it structures. This process will make your mind and brain force it into a structure. Hence, it will no longer be hard. You will be able to approach it in a logical manner.
#2. Through meditation practices.
The meditation practice has been identified as a mental exercise to be able to take better control of your mind. Its practice can help you improve your cerebral capacity and your motor skills.
Through meditation you can train your mind to have a focus on a single thought without letting other things; physical and mental affect you during that period. Through this practice, you can control your mind to stop worrying thoughts to take stage. Even if you think about them, a person who meditates will observe it rationally, not letting the thought get control over you.
#3. Exert your stress physically.
One of the best ways to get rid of all the built-up emotion due to your stress and worries is to exert it in a physical form. It is clear that worries building upon you make you fill up with stress. You will explode sometime or the other. So, it is better to do it in a guided, productive, and a guided manner.
This is positive and also needed because, if you do not exert the pressure in a controlled manner, it will exert in a negative way that will ruin your life. You may release your stress on your partner and family, on your work, while you are driving a vehicle, or sometimes even if you get a chance to lay your hands on a weapon. So, it is important how you deal with your stress while you are working to control it.
#4. Have faith/positivity.
This is one of the most initial and the easiest things to do. You can start with this step if you have trouble overtraining your mind in bigger steps. This is the thought process that you will have every time a worrying thought occurs. You will be thinking that God will always guide you or Karma of the good you did will help you or any faithful thought in your religion. This will give you a mental relief that even if you fail, there is a higher power that will take control of these problems and set you free.
For the non-believers. It is vital to have a positive mindset. Non-believers usually consider humans to be more powerful beings with control. So, harness that energy into having positive and hopeful thoughts whenever worries show up.
“Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” — Matthew
Reading, creative writing, poetry writing, language learning and grappling with literature have been my passions since I was young. Keen interest in cinematography and music feilds. Completed my Ordinary and Advanced levels in languages stream successfully. I have taken part in European Union missions in Sri Lanka. I have also completed my certificate courses in programming. And also a student and working in Tourism and Hotelling. Apart from writing, i am a vocalist and environmentalist.