"Worry is mentally rehearsing what you don't want to happen".
Here's the thing about worry...
And mostly an UNCONSCIOUS habit of thinking.
Learning to become aware of your mental habits of thinking is PARAMOUNT if you wish to experience more inner peace.
You DO have control of your thoughts, but it takes practice, awareness and choice.
And it's an important choice, because what you think and how you feel affects every level of your being.
The more worrying your do, the more you put your body into stress and fear, which weakens the immune system, and alters the chemical functioning of your body in a non-beneficial way.
For example, worrying affects the spleen and stomach, which in turn compromises the digestive functions of the body. This is why we say "I was sick with worry" or "my stomach was tied up in knots". When we worry we are...