Our brains are hardwired for worry. While our ancient ancestors had a legitimate
use for the fight-or-flight instinct, today what was once a matter of survival has become the stuff of sleepless nights and anxiety-filled days. At its best, worry is a way for us to turn over and solve a problem in our minds. But for many, worry becomes a negative cycle of unnecessary suffering. Now, based on cutting-edge brain science, Martin Rossman, M.D. has developed a program to help you break the worry cycle—and transform worry into a positive force. The program is the result of his new book, The Worry Solution: Using Your Healing Mind To Turn Stress and Anxiety Into Better Health and Happiness
You will learn the value of having an inner pow-wow, the importance of utilizing a different state of mind to make worry more efficient and less wasteful, and how to use affirmations to put energy behind your choices among several options.
Worry itself is a neutral function of our imagination — a reflection of the brain’s ability to look at a problem from many different angles and to identify and tease apart the different pieces of a puzzle. What makes worry negative or positive, Dr. Rossman explains, is the way we use it. Unproductive worry sets us off on a mental hamster wheel of obsessive thoughts — effectively triggering the stress response that is behind a slew of chronic and/or life-threatening illnesses, from fibromyalgia to obesity to heart disease. Productive worry, to the contrary, helps us solve problems, prevent disease, and achieve peace of mind.
Dr. Martin Rossman has developed a program to help you harness the healing power of the mind to invigorate the emotional and intuitive parts of your brain and enhance your problem-solving abilities. You’ll learn to:
- Identify worries you can – and can’t – control.
- Cultivate the part of your brain that helps you solve problems more creatively.
- “Hardwire” yourself for calmness and clarity with guided imagery.
For those who prefer audio exercises, the guided imagery methods outlined in the book are also available on CDs or audio downloads that can be purchased on The Worry Solution website. Scientific research has demonstrated that these kind of simple, 15-minute guided imagery exercises can reduce anxiety by nearly 90 percent. Grounded in breakthrough research and wonderfully accessible, The Worry Solution is a powerful and practical guide to living your best life – healthier, happier, and free from unnecessary stress.
In this video clip, Alicia Smith from ABC News interviews Dr. Rossman about his book, The Worry Solution