What Type of Worrier Are You?
Pick Your Profile
Is there a solution to worrying besides "don't worry"? Certainly, the usual platitudes abound: Lighten up. You can't control the world. Everything happens for a reason. They seldom help -- so we set out to find out what does.
We asked Buddhist psychotherapist Stephen Cope and cognitive psychologist Robert Leahy, Ph.D., to share their insights on coping with worry. Chances are you'll see yourself in more than one of the following six profiles -- and that's okay. The goal is to better understand where your worries come from, and to start changing the ways they affect your life.