One of the great parts of "How to Stop Worrying" by Dale Carnegie is that it includes a bunch of real world stories from people and how they have dealt with worry.
I have attached one of these sections of the book.
There are two important lessons included in this short story.
First, the idea of writing down your worries and putting them away for later. His realization that most of his worries never came to pass is such a fundamental truth that can help any of us worry warts.
The second lesson was learned from watching his wife do dishes. He realized she doesn’t mind washing the dishes because you only wash one day at a time. You can’t wash tomorrow’s dishes today.
Is there something worrying you that you need to write down and put away for a little while?
Are you trying to wash tomorrow’s dishes today?
Let’s make it a great day, full of joy and absent of worry.
PS – You should read this book. It is filled with powerful stories and practical tips on an area of life that most of us struggle with.