The answer to worry may well lie in a shoe box…

The answer to worry may well lie in a shoe box…
29th March 2016 Barry J. Murphy

I remember reading an article years ago about worry, and it went something like this:

At least 90% of what we spend time worrying about never happens. Get a shoe box, and trust it to look after all your worries. Every time you find yourself worrying about something, write it on a piece of paper, and put it in the shoe box. Once a week, open the shoe box and read the pieces of paper. You will find that 90% of what you wrote never materialised, or simply solved itself naturally. Put the other 10% back in the shoe box again, and you get the idea from there on.

I hope the message in this story helps somebody. It for sure helped me a lot over the years.

No, that’s not a picture of me, unfortunately, but it’s a lovely image!

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