I made some home made silly putty the other day with some kids. I put it on my desk at work to play with because I have to stay busy. I noticed today that anytime I would get a craving for food that isn't in my meal plan, I would play with the silly putty and forget about my craving. It has an added benefit that it keeps your hands moist!
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When you can't let go of nagging worries, set your timer and give yourself 5 or 10 minutes to worry. Sit and concentrate on worrying. When the timer goes off, you have taken care of worrying about that subject.
You will actually feel pretty convinced that it is silly to worry about things you can't change.
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