Worry is the Misuse of Imagination

By M-Power

Christmas is a time of imagination and creativity. Sometimes people use their imagination in the wrong way. It isn’t all sugar plums and twinkling lights. They imagine troubles, hardships, scarcity and conflict. No twinkling lights there. Dan Zadra said, “Worry is the misuse of imagination.” We have a choice – allow your imagination to think positive or negative thoughts. You do have something to do with the future – but you don’t know what will happen. Did you predict a pandemic and exactly how it all played out? Did you predict a war in the Ukraine? People say, “But I am a realist.” That is fine, be a realist – be an Equal Opportunity Realist.  When your mind begins to wander, call it back and imagine something wonderfully positive happening. One of the most often refrains I hear is, “I could never have imagined I would be in this situation.” (For…

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