This recession talk that has been escalating lately is a dangerous stressor.
No matter how secure we feel, worrying about something that may not happen at all is the first step to increased anxiety.
This is the classic worry syndrome – worrying about worry.
The answer is to get rid of fear thoughts and replace them with forethought.
Strengthen your contacts, reassess that you are working in a field that has upward growth potential, create a plan B. Sock some money away. None of these things cause anxiety. They are reassuring.
How insane is it to worry for months and even years about something that, if it does happen, is unfortunate but not the end of the world?
And one more positive: look for people who found opportunity when they were forced to face adversity. You won’t have to look far.
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