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The Promise by Graham Price

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CHAPTER 2

Banning worry

“Worry is a word I don’t allow myself to use.” DWIGHT EISENHOWER

Now that we’ve dealt with ‘resisting what is’, including ‘resisting what was’, we need to turn our attention to ‘resisting what will be’.

We’ve said that practically all dissatisfaction entails wanting something to be already different. The only exception is worrying about the future. Worry is about ‘resisting the future’, otherwise called ‘resisting what will be’ or more accurately, in most cases, ‘resisting what may be’.

There’s nothing wrong with wanting the future to be different. In fact the final step of the pacceptance process involves precisely that … thinking about how we want the future to be and doing whatever we can to achieve it. But worrying ...

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