What we fear most is what our minds identify as the least likely threat that we cannot control. If the threat is highly likely, we don’t fear it — we respond to it. That’s why most worry comes from not just identifying the one thing we cannot control, but the one small, unlikely thing we cannot control.
“Something that’s a structured event, is planned in advance, and is hosted by your employer… that’s something you should really consider attending,” Gottsman says. “Really, any kind of formal office event, whether it’s a summer picnic or a holiday party, should be considered what I call ‘mandatory fun.’”
…. “How you’re feeling in the moment can be the product of all these unrelated things,” Caruso says. And by expressing what you’re feeling, not only do you pass some of your emotion to others, but you also have to deal with the aftermath of that disclosure.
… to affirm and love others, the more you are going to see yourself with more love and appreciation. Remember, your relationships with others are reflections of your greatest relationship—which is the one you have with yourself.