When a person has a major problem, worry prevents him from thinking of practical ways to solve it. Someone who does not worry has much better chances of success. The calmer you are, the better you are able to plan the wisest course of action.
Being relaxed and free of worry can prevent a person from reacting hastily and even putting himself in danger.
(Yosef Ometz; Ohr Yechezkel - Michtavim, p.104; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, pp.156-7)
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