Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Reduce Anxiety with Patience

When you stare at a sprouting plant and yell “Grow! Grow!” at it, what happens? To the plant, nothing. But you drive yourself crazy thinking about it, especially if you fill yourself with anxiety around the prospect of having a fully grown plant.   When you concentrate on fulfilling the plant’s needs: water, some sort of nourishment, the right amount of light, etc., and otherwise leave the plant to grow on its own (outside of maybe talking to it sometimes), something magical happens: the plant grows and you can spend all of that energy you would have wasted on anxiety

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