Overthinking?! Nah, it’s just anxiety

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I have anxiety, and here is why. I struggle to stop thinking about the same thing over and over, when that though cross my mind, I need to spend time with it, treat it well, try to think about possibilities. “But this is is overthinking” you might say, yes and by overthinking my anxiety increases and I can do sh*t to prevent it.

When over-thinkers (like me) think too much, we can be paralyzed with the fact that we are not acting on what we think it’s necessary to do, we just have to run all scenarios in our minds until our energy is gone.

So, I’m just doing something that someone suggested me, when you are overthinking about something and you can’t control, write about it, here I am, and you are reading because you might be also an over-thinker and maybe possess some anxiety, you are not alone and I’m here to prove it.

Once I was talking with a friend of mine, we were talking about a girl he was into, then he wanted to plan something with that girl, so, I as an over-thinker decided to help him, by trying to plan something with a girl I’m going out and have a double date, then I started to think “What?!, I even didn’t kissed here yet, how can I plan a possible double date?!”. Yeah, jumping several steps is what we do best, because we already though about the steps to get there, it’s already there in our mind, planned, all cases, all scenarios, all possibilities, and still we keep pushing it, instead of just going out to just enjoy the moment, the moment is lived by us thousand times in our minds.

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Igor Carvalho

Igor Carvalho

I’m a tech lover, blogger, YouTuber, Netflix watcher, and on my daily work I’m a software engineer with several years of experience.