Outsource your worrying


My friend Brent doesn’t worry. He says he outsources his worry to the Universe.

He figures there is no point in worrying about things that you have no control over. I agree wholeheartedly. If your worrying isn’t going to make a difference why bother? Why invest energy in something that at best has no positive benefit and more than likely has a negative effect on your mood?

Even worse worrying consumes your attention and prevents you from fully enjoying whatever is good at the present moment.

By outsourcing his worry, Brent is acknowledging that something is bothersome, but not letting it bother him. Meanwhile the Universe usually does take care of things so it all works out. Its brilliant.

Worry dolls and buddhist Yogi carvings can serve the same purpose. You assign your worries to these dolls and as the myth goes, they make them disappear. Ahhh. Namaste.

2 Responses to Outsource your worrying
  1. Michael Philippe
    October 25, 2013 | 11:06

    Matthew 6:25-34

    “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life ? “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

  2. Eliot Burdett
    October 29, 2013 | 16:31

    Beautiful my friend.

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