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4. Schedule Time for Reflection

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” into your daily schedule. When your time is up, move on to something else.

When you start overthinking things outside of your scheduled time, simply remind yourself that you’ll need to wait until your “thinking time” to address those issues in your mind.

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2. Keep the Focus on Problem-Solving

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, think about the strategies you can use to cope with it. Focus on the things you can control...

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6. Change the Channel

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 different subject, or work on a project that distracts you. Doing something different will put an en...

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3. Challenge Your Thoughts

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 evidence.

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5. Learn Mindfulness Skills

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 available to help you learn mindfulness skills.

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1. Notice When You’re Stuck in Your Head

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, acknowledge that this isn’t productive. Thinking is only helpful when it leads to positive action....

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Incorporate 20 minutes of "thinking time" into your daily schedule. During that time period let yourself worry, ruminate, or mull over whatever you want. When your time is up, move onto something else. 
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Schedule 20 minutes a day just for worrying. Briefly acknowledge worries that come outside that timeframe, but only give them your full attention during your scheduled worry time.

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To avoid thinking about problems all day long, schedule a specific time where you give yourself the freedom to think about the issue you need to make a decision about. 

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