Excessive Worrying

Why Worries Come True

By Dr Jill Ammon-Wexler
Executive Advisor
© 2005 All Rights Reserved.

Imagine each thought you think as a mental photograph.

When the thought is first exposed to your brain, very little happens. But as you expose your mind to that thought again and again, the thought begins to develop and hold an image in your mind's eye just like an exposed photograph.

In fact, thoughts really ARE that powerful. Anything you focus on mentally DOES develop into a strong interconnected network of neurons. That network then holds that thought as an image. And your subconscious mind will then push you to take the actions that will bring that image into reality.

This is not theory -- it is based on the research findings of modern neuroscience.

You need to be careful about your thoughts, judgments, and viewpoints. If you focus your mind on something you DON'T want -- you actually strengthen the neural networks containing the image of that something.

That is why worrying about something actually driv