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Worry Therapy

Worry Therapy

by Daniel Grippo, R. W. Alley
     
 

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This little handbook offers practical hints for “worry-proofing” your life, as well as guidance for the spiritual surrender that leads to true serenity.

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This little handbook offers practical hints for “worry-proofing” your life, as well as guidance for the spiritual surrender that leads to true serenity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870293450
Publisher:
Abbey Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Elf-Help Books
Pages:
76
Sales rank:
737,271
Product dimensions:
4.09(w) x 6.03(h) x 0.28(d)

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Worry Therapy


By Daniel Grippo, R. W. Alley

Abbey Press

Copyright © 2000 Daniel Grippo
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-4976-8830-8


CHAPTER 1

1.

Worry is like the rain—a little can be good; too much is destructive. Like a gentle rain, worry can be a gift from God, letting us know life is out of balance and needs fixing.


2.

Sometimes worry isn't so gentle. It pours down so hard we feel as if we're drowning in it. Yet we can learn to channel worry in positive directions.


3.

Just as we can weatherproof a house, we can take steps to "worry-proof" our lives. We can't stop the worry from coming (or the rain from falling), but we can make sure we have shelter when it hits.


4.

Make a list of what worries you. When you get worries off your chest and onto paper, you take away some of their power. You can begin to look at them more objectively.


5.

Look at your Worry List and ask, "What's my biggest worry today?" Circle it. Ask yourself, "What can I do to lessen this concern today?" Then do it.


6.

Be sure to focus on what you can do, not on what you can't. It will help you to realize that you do have choices and to come up with creative solutions.


7.

Too often we only think about what's wrong in our lives. Next time you face a worrisome situation, ask yourself, "What's right here?" Balance your worries with hope and optimism.


8.

Make another list. Call it your "Just Fine List." As you ponder all the things that are okay with your life, you may find that your Just Fine List dwarfs your Worry List.


(Continues...)

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