During my personal 11 year long journey trying to tame my incessantly worrying mind, I found that there is one trait that seems to be a natural repellent to anxiety. I started to notice that optimism and anxiety seem like they can't get along very well.
It's like the uncanny ability to visualize a brighter future somehow makes you immune to the constant onslaught of intrusive worries and nagging fears.
In the past few years, science has shown that optimism, in fact, serves as a mental barrier against irrational fears and anxious thoughts.
Read on to find out how you can be more optimistic and less anxious!