Why Worrying Is a Waste of Energy

Do you worry a lot? Is your mind continuously worrying about something that has either happened in the past, is happening now, or may happen in the future? If so, you may be leaking a whole lot of energy and needlessly lowering your level of consciousness in the process.

Worrying vs Caring

People sometimes confuse worrying with caring. They rationalize their fear-based worrying as simply them caring about something or someone. However, there is a key distinction between worrying and caring that is vital to understand.

Worrying is a fear-induced response. When you worry, you tether yourself to lower levels of consciousness that will drain you. Your adrenal glands and nervous system will get overloaded, which will lead to physical and mental issues when you worry for prolonged periods of time.

Caring is a love-based response. When you care about someone or something, you are raising your consciousness and energy. When you care about someone or something outside of yourself, you are tethering to the hope that you can help improve a situation or circumstance. Compare that with worrying, where you are afraid that the opposite will occur.

What To Remember About Worrying

Whenever you catch yourself worrying about something, remember this:

If a problem can be solved, then why worry about it?

If a problem cannot be solved, worrying will not help solve it.

What worrying does, and does very well, is take us out of our inner peace. It will bar you from following through with creative heart-based energy. Worrying does not lead to optimal outcomes for anyone involved.

Worrying is very exhausting. You will find yourself drained over and over again when you turn worrying into an unconscious habit.

How to Stop Worrying

Your best tool for dissolving worrying is mindfulness. I am not just talking about sitting in full lotus with your eyes closed. Being fully present with whatever it is that you are doing in the moment is a waking mindfulness practice you can practice all day. Mindfulness is incredibly effective in clearing our the energy of worry and cultivating inner peace. Becoming a practitioner of mindfulness when you’re eating, walking, talking, and doing anything else will focus your awareness and energy on the present moment.

All too often, we place undue pressure on ourselves to do something that doesn’t need to be done, at least not in the way we believe it needs to be. Worrying causes a tremendous amount of anxiety and stress on the mind and body. This can lead to more severe and serious physical dis-ease that I am sure you want to avoid.

When you become mindful in your day-to-day life, you drop the weight of worry and make room for positive and constructive decisions to be made. You gain greater lucidity and clarity that will lead to better outcomes for you and others.

You can also shift your perspective from a negative to a positive one. When you apply the universal Law of Attraction to your life, you can expect good things to happen because you will have a solutionary mindset.

Also, build up your self-confidence. When you firmly believe in your capabilities, you are no longer afraid of any sort of scenario, situation, or situation. You know that you will be alright, no matter what. You believe that everything is going to work out, even if it’s not exactly in the way you thought it would.

It is also a good idea to accept the reality that you will “fail” to achieve something you set your mind to. Failure is not actually failure but an indicator that the path you chose to take to accomplish was not the best path to take. Failures help you get clear on what will work out better by showing you what didn’t. The road to success is paved with many “failures” along the way, so these are definitely not anything to get all worried about.

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

The ironic thing is that virtually everything you worry about will never happen. Instead of using your creating energy to manifest the very scenario you don’t want to play out, shift into some self-inquiry and mindfulness. Give yourself healthy reminders about how worrying is a waste of your energy. Instead of running through worst-case scenarios, bring your awareness back to the everlasting now moment and do what can be done from where you currently are.

It can definitely be challenging to avoid worrying entirely sometimes. However, you can expand your lucidity so that you can quickly catch yourself when you’re starting to fall for the worrying trap.