Worrying? Try this Solution Focused Formula



If you're stuck or overwhelmed with worry, I want to share a simple passage from a reading this morning, from the Dalai Lama.

I'm unsure of how much of his teachings you may be familiar with, but I always find them to be full of wisdom and peace. This one, in particular, targeting a common throw away approach of "can you do anything about it? Well then, don't worry" *throw on your best grimace* and giving it a more solid foundation.

"One of the approaches that I personally find useful is to cultivate the thought: If the situation or problem is such that it can be remedied, then there is no need to worry about it. In other words, if there is a solution or a way out of the difficulty, you do not need to be overwhelmed by it. The appropriate action is to seek its solution. Then it is clearly more sensible to spend your energy focussing on the solution rather than worrying about the problem.