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How Not To Worry: The Remarkable Truth of How a Small Change Can Help You Stress Less and Enjoy Life More by Paul McGee

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Chapter 2

Why Do We Worry?

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Right. Time to analyze why in fact we do worry. The act of worrying is not something bestowed upon us at birth like a birth mark or the colour of our eyes. It's not some medical defect that either you have or you haven't got.

There are reasons.

In fact, there could be lots of reasons.

Most of which you've never really sat down and thought about.

Well, now's your chance.

Let's explore nine reasons that could contribute to you feeling worried, anxious or stressed. We'll cover eight in this chapter and devote a whole chapter to the ninth.

Firstly though, a couple of what at first may seem rather bizarre and pointless ...

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