Enough with the overthinking.

January 2nd, 2013

For a certain kind of smart person (*points to self*), overthinking is a real problem. You could call it “analysis paralysis,” “getting lost in the weeds,” or simply “neurosis.” Whatever you call it, the effects are the same:

  • Too much time spent thinking things over.
  • Mulling that doesn’t lead to action.
  • Angst.
  • Stuck-ness.

So, here in 2013, what say we give the overthinking a miss?

I have some ideas on how to avoid it — or curtail it when it does arise — but what are your best methods for dealing with overthinking?

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