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In life many of us tend to overthink things. We worry about money, relationships, friends, food, clothes, etc. This is a normal part of being human. The problem is that our reptilian brains are still stuck in survival mode. This means that even when everything is ok, your brain finds new things to worry about. This is a mental problem that only you can take control of and fix.

I made this article because I have a friend who’s going through this exact problem. She’s stuck in an endless loop of worry.Once a problem is solved, her mind wanders on to the next one. First I recommended reading this easy to understand article on how to stop worrying. Here are 10 quotes that will help you calm yourself down and stop worrying. Enjoy!

1. “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”
 Henry Ward Beecher

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2. “Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.” – Swedish Proverb

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3. “People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” – George Bernard Shaw

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4. “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” – Winston Churchill

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5. “Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” – Arthur Somers Roche

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6. “If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.” – George F. Burns

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7. “If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.” – E. Joseph Cossman

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8. “Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.” – Robert Eliot

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9. “Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues.” – Cullen Hightower

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10. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” – Leo F. Buscaglia

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Posted by Igor Ovsyannykov

I'm a digital nomad and entrepreneur bouncing around South East Asia. When I'm not working here, I'm out taking photos. Follow me on Instagram: @igorovsyannykov

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