How to Reduce Anxiety and Live With Purpose: Horizon Gazing vs. Headlight Functioning

How to Reduce Anxiety and Live With Purpose: Horizon Gazing vs. Headlight Functioning

We have an interesting challenge before us. On the one hand, taking care of ourselves and others requires us to scan the horizon so we can be aware of potential dangers. On the other hand, looking ahead too much can keep us stuck in a heightened state of anxiety and fear. Living well right now means careful management of our behaviors and thoughts lest we accidentally spend the upcoming mo…