Overthinking: Thing Which Can Ruin Everything [How to Stop Being an Overthinker]

“Overthinking creates problems that were never there.”
We live in an era where there is tension, stress & anger is everywhere. But there comes the most dangerous thing. A thing which can ruin everything. What is that?
Overthinking is the art of creating problems on your own. Creating problems that aren’t even there. Overthinking means to think negatively about a single problem or work and create many more problems illusions in our mind.
Overthinking means, to think about a problem over and over, again and again negatively.
Did you know that half of our problems are just created by our own mind, by our own thoughts! Those problems aren’t even there! Those are just an illusion of our mind, of our thoughts.
If you think you are not an overthinker read this first:5 Signs that show you are an overthinker
Now you know what the hell is this overthinking thing. Let’s take a step further and talk about how can we stop overthinking. How can we stop being an overthinker!
I will tell my 6 secrets (that are not secrets anymore J) that have helped me to stop being an overthinker.

6 Secrets to Stop Being an Overthinker:

6 secrets to stop being an overthinker

1. Know the difference between the reality and illusion

As I said above, half of our problems are just illusions, they aren’t even present there. We created them on our own. So, it is very important that you must know the difference between reality and illusion.
You should also read this: The Grand Illusion: How Your Mind Creates a False Reality

2. Instead of thinking, start working

The title says itself. Instead of thinking about work or problems, just take actions. If you think about work or problem without doing anything or taking any action, you just can’t get anywhere. You can’t stop being an overthinker.
What does an overthinker do?
Instead of working, instead of taking actions, he just thinks. Thinks a lot. And that’s the reason how he made problems that aren’t even there.
But you! Yes you, you are not like him. Instead of thinking, do yourself a fever and start working now.
If you are a kind of a lazy person then I highly recommend you to read this book once Work Hard. Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America  This will surely be going to help you to get out from your bed and to work hard.

3. Empty your mind

You can’t just stop overthinking if you keep putting thoughts into your mind, keep thinking about small things. You must have to empty your mind.
And how can you empty your mind?
Just by some simple exercises and actions:
1. Do Meditation. People usually take meditation as waste, but believe me, it is worth living for a happy and peaceful life.
2. Give yourself a routine. Make a proper schedule and work per it. It helps to reduce stress in life.
3. Give time to yourself.
Here is a related article on how you can empty the mind that you can read: a simple guide to empty your mind

4. Realize that you can’t control everything

One of the major reason why we overthink about a thing is that we want to control that, we want to make that to work according to us.
But this is what we do wrong. In this world, you can’t just control everything. You should have to realize it.
“Learn the art of letting go and you will never regret anything.” –Manish Kumar
Realize the truth, learn to let it go and you will see the results yourself.
I know letting go isn’t an easy job. It can be painful. But here is something that I found for you which will surely gonna help you. No matter how emotional you are, you will too be going to learn the art of letting go through this.
Here it is The Art of Letting Go: Learning To Love Me Through Poems of Betrayal, Healing, and Forgiveness.

5. Don’t get lost in your fear

It is very often normal when an overthinker get lost in his own imaginative fear. Fears which he has made himself by just thinking about a thing again and again.
So, this is what you should have to overcome. You should overcome your fear. Realize the truth that, those fears are just imaginative, they are just in your mind.
The best way to overcome your fear is to face that.
You should face your overcome, but don’t like a coward, like a brave man with confidence.

6. Distract your mind

“Our mind can easily be distracted, so distract it in a right direction.” –Manish Kumar
It is very common that, if we stuck on a problem or a work we keep thinking about it over and over and because of that one problem we create many more problems.
So, to stop being like other, you just should have to do a simple trick. Whenever you stuck in a situation like I, just distract your mind to another direction, so that your mind will stop making problems that aren’t actually there.
Distract your mind in a way, that you achieve your goal.
Here is an article that I made for you which you can read to know how you can stay away from distractions: Stay away from distractions in 7 easy ways

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