Why do we feel like worrying about something makes us better prepared for it?
As a student, I used to worry all the time about tests.
As an adult, I worry about work and finances.
As a perfectionist, I worry about all of the things I’m not doing perfectly.
Something about the worry feels productive. Somewhere along the line, I think I internalized a story that says, “If you care about something, you worry about it.”Read More