Concern is useful when it motivates us to act and to find solutions.
However, when our minds dominate the worst scenarios, problems make their appearance as well as restlessness. Excessive concern may be combined with various elements of uncertainty and doom, which are rarely of benefit.
People who worry excessively, usually fear an unspecified threat, an elusive evil possibility in the foreseeable future.
Constant concern may affect our lives and paralyze us emotionally. Anxious thoughts are mainly focused on problems that we will not be able to deal, in anticipation of receiving negative criticism from others, in poor performance expectation into something that will ask us, or in matters related to our physical health.
Starting solutions to combat restlessness
- Focus on the present
One of the biggest differences between those overly concerned and to those who don’t leave restlessness affecting their lives is that the second ones are not constantly exhausted thinking about what the future will bring to them.
A technique that can help us is to write on paper what exactly the issue is that concerns us, so we do not let our minds be swayed by irrational fears that keep us away from the real problem.
- Keep distanced
Some people are not overly concerned when confronted with a problem and distance themselves from it. This technique allows them to see every situation more objectively and with emotional detachment, which is needed to find solutions more easily.
A technique is, even if it seems difficult to do it, record the “worst case scenarios” that go out of your minds and see whether it is possible. Face, for example, your restlessness and concerns not as facts, but as hypotheses which check to see whether they stand up. This method weakens the nightmarish scenarios and helps to focus on the current problem.
- Accept uncertainty
The inability to accept uncertainty lies at the root of irrational fears. Those who worry too much have a strong need to know and control what will happen in the future. They are concerned about every possible disaster scenario, thinking that they can anticipate and deal what holds a future for them and avoid nasty issues. The problem is, as experts explain, that this tactic is not effective.
A technique to deal with it is to understand that worrying about what can go wrong, it is not a solution. You may feel safer, but this is a fallacy. By focusing on imminent threats, we do not prevent them, but we lack any enjoyment in our lives in the present.
Sometimes, it is possible in this way to cause them. For example, if going to a job interview, we have negative depreciation thoughts of ourselves; we become more nervous. This results in negative consequences in terms of the impression that will obtain for us any potential employer.
Yarrow can help our restlessness and concerns
Herbs were always at the service of people, able to help whenever needed. They have soothing properties which can help to alleviate restlessness.
Yarrow is a great herb capable of providing restlessness solutions.
Also, on a psychological level, yarrow herb is considered to be useful in combating mild to moderate depression and melancholy.
Yarrow is a plant that grows in the northern hemisphere of the earth, especially in Europe, Asia, and North America. It grows from sea level soils up to 3,500 meters in altitude. The flowering of yarrow is from late spring until early autumn.
How to use:
Yarrow tea: Pour boiling water in a cup with one teaspoon of yarrow tea. Leave it to sit for 3-4 minutes, strain, and then sip it slowly up to three cups a day.
Yarrow semi-bath: Use 200 gr fresh or dried yarrow for one bath. See how to prepare a bath in this article.
Let us consider, then, whether we can be sure of anything in life. Think if you are waiting for worst cases just because it is unpredictable. Let us challenge the very fear of uncertainty and take an important step forward.
Surveys reveal that, as we try to banish a nasty thought from our minds, it dominates us even more.
So, instead of trying not to think negatively, let’s try to do an internal dialogue, asking questions that lead to alternative thoughts.
Let us ask ourselves, for example:
– “How would think someone else in my place?”
– “What I would say to someone else to help them with these thoughts and restlessness?”
– “How will I think about the same thing in a few years?”
I wish for you to be always healthy.
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Dimitra Nasiou lives in beautiful, sunny Volos, in Greece, and she is the creator and editor of TreatmentHerbs.com. Her greatest pleasure is helping people and she does just that, drawing upon the immerse resources that she has gathered over the years in her unquenchable thirst for knowledge.
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Learning to use herbs is a healing journey and a preventive way of living; nonetheless, herbs are not meant to take the place of your family doctor.
Herbs can be helpful allies in maintaining good health, but they can be powerful medications that should be treated with the same caution and respect as drugs, precisely, because herbs DO work.
Many herbs do have dangerous interactions when paired with prescription drugs; while others are contraindicated for individuals with certain health conditions.
The information contained herein is not presented with the intention of diagnosing, treating, curing, or preventing any disease. It is not to be used as medical advice and is offered only for use in maintaining and promoting health in cooperation with a physician.
Always check with your doctor first before beginning any health program.