"... worrying means you suffer twice."
(Newt Scamander in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them')
We're built to worry - to try and predict the worst-case scenario for the sake of our survival from a time when happiness meant living another day. But today we worry about things that won't kill us and since the danger is often imagined, the danger doesn't pass so nor does our worries.
People argue that it's helpful to worry as it prepares you for 'what if' cases but what if it doesn't happen? Then you've worried without need. And what if it does happen - well, then you've suffered twice instead of just the one time when the problem occured.
At the end of the day, how you live your life is...
your life, your choice!
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