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Anxiety

7 Effective Ways to Stop Overthinking


 

One of the symptoms of anxiety is “overthinking” or ruminating. People who overthink feel like they can’t “turn off” their brains. Once your brain latches onto a worry, it’s hard to break free of it. You can easily get caught in a thought loop where you replay every bad outcome imaginable. This, of course, isn’t useful. We all know that worrying doesn’t prevent bad things...
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Anxiety

Signs You Are an Overthinker


Overthinking is common among anxious, perfectionists. It is obsessive thinking or ruminating. I recently wrote an article about dealing with my own overthinking tendencies while remodeling my kitchen.

People who overthink feel like they can't turn off their brains. They are constantly questioning, second guessing, evaluating. So much so that they create "analysis paralysis", or the inability to make decisions.

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