Worry is a prayer for chaos. Unfortunately, worrying can become a bad habit that takes over your thoughts and your life. Often people worry to avoid dealing with how they truly feel. This technique is about turning your worry upside down. Once again, become the nonjudgmental witness of your fear and begin to recognize when worry has the best of you. In the moment when you recognize your mind worrying, use this technique. Simply stare at the tip of your nose.

Yup, that's right: Look down at the tip of your nose. This simple action can shut your mind off. It's a radical tool for disengaging worry and centering into a still mind. In any moment when worry begins to take you down, redirect by staring at the tip of your nose.

Gabrielle Bernstein is the author of Miracles Now: 108 Life-Changing Tools for Less Stress, More Flow, and Finding Your True Purpose (from which this article is an excerpt) and May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts for Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness.


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