You’re not alone if the pandemic, and all of the school, job, and community concerns that go with it, weigh heavy on your mind. But, worry can actually harm your brain (as if you needed something else to worry about.) A new study gives us a concrete reason to stop worrying.
Recent research shows that worry actually changes the structures in your brain, and not in a good way.
Researchers found that senior citizens who had negative thoughts on a regular basis were more likely to show signs of cognitive decline and memory loss than seniors who were more positive.