Excessive worry and rumination is experienced by many of us and can lead to considerable distress. Those who worry often, tend to believe that their problems will not be solved unless they spend a lot of time worrying about them. However, excessive rumination can interfere with a person’s functioning, relationships and ability to achieve their goals in life. Scheduling in worry time is one effective way of managing excessive rumination. It involves being mindful of worrying and setting aside time to worry during the day. The following link provides useful tips on how to schedule in worry time.