We lose untold hours of our lives to overthinking: hours we could be spending with people we love or pursuing our dreams—or, hey, actually getting a good night’s sleep. And here’s the thing: the more we overthink, the more we want to. It’s a bad habit, like nail biting or smoking. We know it’s bad for us but it feels good in the moment. It soothes us at first but hurts in the long run.
When we overthink, some part of us truly believes we’re on the verge of a simple phrase or decision will magically fix whatever’s gone wrong. But overthinking never inspires us. It’s like going back to the fridge over and over again, convinced this time we’ll figure out what will make us feel full. We’re racking our minds searching for a solution instead of simply taking productive steps to help us move on with our lives. We’re getting unhappier, more anxious, less confident, and less capable.
How can you stop? That’s where my course comes in.
Overthinking isn’t a switch you turn on and off. As with any skill, managing your overthinking is a lifelong practice, a muscle that I’ll help you develop and flex over time.