When in doubt, Google it. This is my first instinct whenever I'm faced a problem I don't know enough to solve. As a Millennial, I can barely remember the Internet before Google made the vast collective knowledge of the web readily accessible for any whim or query that crossed my mind.
I want to ask you a question. How many hours per day do you think? "I never thought about that." So let me get this straight. You're thinking all the time, and yet, you never think about how much time you spend thinking. That sounds like an addiction to me.
Of course, everyone overthinks a situation occasionally. But if you're a true overthinker, you'll struggle to quiet the constant barrage of thoughts. Overthinking is more than just a nuisance--studies show thinking too much can take a serious toll on your well-being. Here are the three dangers of being an overthinker: 1.