Many factors likely cause you stress these days: bills to pay, the boss on your back, economic recessions, global warming, and more. According to a new white paper from Liberty Mutual Insurance, based on data from the National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity, if you worry every day, you’re in good company: some 38% of people report feeling worried on a daily basis. Licensed clinical psychologists Simon A. Rego and Jennifer L. Taitz explore how to control worrying through mindfulness and planning. While never providing medical advice, getAbstract suggests this useful primer to anyone who feels their worries are beginning to get the better of them.
In this summary, you will learn
- Who has the greatest tendency to worry,
- How worrying affects your health and well-being, and
- What methods you can use to keep worrying in check.
About the Authors
Both licensed clinical psychologists, Simon A. Rego is an Anxiety and Depression Association of America founding fellow and Jennifer L. Taitz is an American Institute for Cognitive Therapy senior psychologist.