The Easiest Advice To Give But The Most Difficult To Follow

“Don’t worry about a thing
Cause every little thing gonna be all right!”

Ahh! The soul soothing lyrics to Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds and also the easiest advice to give but the most difficult to follow

How often we tell those in distress not to worry, but we rarely take the advice, instead we roll our eyes, think “what the hell!” and keep on worrying.

I mean

Is that what you’ll say to me? How can I even not be worried when I’m going through something stressful? Seriously!?

Worrying is easy, choosing not to be worried is challenging, but there’s a place between not worrying and worrying — easy and hard

It’s called

Choosing what to worry about

In the words of Sarah Knight author of Calm the F*ck Down

“You can’t stop worrying? Fine, worry away. But make it count for something”

Don’t worry is a cliché statement which makes us worry more and sucks us into the feedback loop from hell (See: Mark Manson — Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck)

Worrying isn’t the problem, worrying about things which don’t contribute to your overall development is.

I won’t tell you “don’t worry” because that’s the easiest advice to give but the most difficult to follow, worry if you must but be selective in what you give your energy to.

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