Example: you fear being kidnapped in central america. Find out how many travelers visit where you want to travel and how many kidnappings of tourists occur. Calculate the real probability.
2. For smaller worries, strengthen your belief in your capacity to cope with negative events
Example: you fear that the airport taxi driver will drive unsafely. Behaviorally, what would you do if this happened?
3. Act sensible but confident. Take precautions that are neither excessive or lax
Example: learn how to say "Please slow down, I feel scared" in the language spoken where you're traveling.
High worriers sometimes don't think about simple strategies that could minimize the harm if a problem did occur.
4. Recognize catastrophizing