6 Easy Ways to Stop Overthinking Every Little Thing (and Just Enjoy… - Deepstash
1. Notice When You’re Stuck in Your Head

Start paying attention to the way you think so you can become aware of the problem.

When you’re replaying events in your mind over and over, or worrying about things you can’t control, acknow...

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2. Keep the Focus on Problem-Solving

If it’s something you have some control over, consider how you can prevent the problem, or challenge yourself to identify five potential solutions.

If it’s something you have no control over,...

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3. Challenge Your Thoughts

It’s easy to get carried away with negative thoughts.

Remember that your emotions will interfere with your ability to look at situations objectively. Take a step back and look at the ...

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Thinking about how you could do things differently or recognizing potential pitfalls to your plan could help you perform better in the future.

Incorporate 20 minutes of “thinking time...

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5. Learn Mindfulness Skills

Mindfulness will help you become more aware of the here and now.

Mindfulness takes practice, but over time, it can decrease overthinking. There are classes, books, apps, courses, and videos a...

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6. Change the Channel

Telling yourself to stop thinking about something will backfire.

Change the channel in your brain by changing your activity. Exercise, engage in conversation on a completely ...

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