Overthinking is rapidly becoming the new epidemic of the 21st century. People all around the world get trapped more and more often in a tunnel of “what if” scenarios and overanalyze every choice they’ ve made in their lives, questioning their motives and line of thought. The results of recent studies are staggering. 3 out of 4 adults between the ages of 25 and 35 are considered overthinkers.
With overthinking, every little problem can look bigger and scarier. Positive things can be seen as not so positive anymore. The sheer happiness that comes from just enjoying something disappears. And don’t get me wrong, thinking things before you do them or understanding the consequences of your actions is absolutely vital. But there is a fine line between useful analysis and the dread overthinking.
Fortunately, there are simple things you can try that can get you out of the woods. We have gathered 9 small tweaks in your everyday habits that will help you think smarter and live happier.