How to stop worrying about others problems
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living Quotes by Dale Carnegie
How to Stop Worrying About Others and Start Doing for Yourself
Maybe you worry about your children: Are they doing well in school? Are they hanging out with the right group of friends? Are they on track with their lives and making wise choices about their futures? Maybe you worry about your parents. How long will they be able to continue to care for themselves?
I would have done anything for my friends, until one of them nearly broke my heart and spirit. He was my best friend. We felt like platonic soul mates.
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The biggest mistake we all make is forgetting about ourselves. We manage to get caught up in all the drama, politics and nonsense of life and we forget where our true focus should actually lie. Let's be honest, we become distracted at the drop of a dime with our ADD issues and procrastination problems.
Add to fav. Note: I updated this post in November because this is such an important issue and I want to give you more resources and insight. Do you often try to help your friends, family members, or even coworkers or acquaintances fix their problems? You can watch the original video I recorded below, and keep reading for a breakdown of what I teach in it plus new lessons. A friend was telling me about how she was visiting a very close friend of hers. This friend was going through a tough time, and when my friend left, she felt this heavy weight on her. She felt a responsibility to make sure her friend was okay.
Being concerned about what happens to other people is natural and normal - an indicator of your feelings for them. This is the basis of family and community life, the 'glue' that holds us all together. It encourages us to look out for and help each other, and so further strengthen the bonds between us. And of course when something really difficult happens to people we love, like a serious illness, or a job loss, or a major bereavement, or some other painful event, we are going to focus on the person concerned much more than usual. We will talk about them, visit them, try to find ways to help and generally spend considerable time and energy devoting ourselves to their trouble, sometimes at considerable cost to ourselves.