Thinking too much can confuse you. It happens all the time. The what ifs and what could have been start messing around with the facts to turn a simple idea into a great big tangled mess of insecurity.
Sometimes we as human beings get thinking far more than it is actually healthy for us to do. It clutters our mind with a lot of unnecessary thoughts that in the end only serve to confuse us.
It really can be quite disconcerting when your thoughts start running off in directions that they should never venture off to. It can be almost enough to drive a person nuts and trust me when I say that crazy is a great place to visit but not somewhere that you want to reside at on a permanent basis.
We are human and being human means that we can be a little insecure at times. That insecurity can cause us to dream up stuff that is far better off being left untouched. So just stop thinking so much.
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Don't be turning a tiny innocent idea into a roaring raging wildfire in your mind. Keep things simple up there. It never ceases to amaze me how one simple little notion can explode into a huge tangled mess of hidden meanings if you analyze it too much.
This mass of insecurity then allows images of self doubt, jealousy, and depression to develop and grow within the fragile mind. Then there you are sitting there all upset and either sobbing hysterically or seething mad at the world. Well just don't do that to yourself. Just stop thinking so darn much. Gosh but it is really just not a very healthy thing to do.
The number one side effect of thinking too much is insecurity. Insecurity is like a virus. It takes root in the brain and then spreads throughout a person's entire being. It has the amazing ability of infect almost every concept and ideal that had preceded its arrival. Don't let this happen to you. Take things at face value. It makes life so much easier to deal with.
Don't Assume: Get The Cold Hard Facts Before You Start to Analyze
You know exactly what will happen if you just sit there and stew about something. That little something is going to turn into some huge scratching clawing beast that you can no longer control.
Then you know what happens next? There you are with your head stuffed into the pillow wailing and sobbing away like some poor wounded creature that has nowhere left to turn. Yep. You've scared the heck right out of yourself.
Just don't think about stuff so darn much. Most things in life really do not have to be analyzed that deeply.
If something is bothering you then grab the bull by the horns and discuss it with the source. Verify the facts. Work it out or figure it out. Get rid of those little doubts that are racing around your mind before they turn into great big giant scary thoughts.
Stop the madness, it can drive you nuts if you don't stop thinking so much. It is simply not good for you to do that kind of stuff to yourself. Life really does not need to be analyzed that deeply. Life is here to be lived so get out there and play.
Insecurity Can Lead to Conflicts - Keep Things Simple
To prevent little issues from becoming big ones just insure that you get your facts straight the first time around and then you won't have to sit and worry about it later.
Never just presume or assume something. It is really not a healthy direction to go. Get your information accurate. Don't trust rumors or gossip because they probably are not the straight facts. Get your information directly from the mouth of the horse because by the time things come out the other end you really cannot tell what the heck it originally was.
Assuming something without really checking it out can cause that gosh awful thing called self doubt to start creeping in. Which means that you wind up sitting there analyzing yourself or someone else, and coming up with all kinds of truly awful thoughts.
This over thinking only leads to more thinking and additional thinking leads to insecurity, imagined scenarios, and bewilderment. Which then leads to you getting yourself all upset.
We sometimes analyze things just a wee bit too much and it confuses us. Keep it simple up there. Don't go thinking too much. Gasp but that is a gosh awful direction to head in. It will only mess your thinking up and disillusion you.
Stop Making a Big Deal Out of a Little Teeny Weeny Thing
Sometimes we get so focused on all the little issues romping around in our brain that we ball these up into a great big snowball and then get overwhelmed by the great big thing we have just created. Good gosh!
It is very important to break down the big picture into smaller issues which we are more capable of dealing with. Deal with one itty bitty problem at a time and the big picture will eventually get whittled down into something which you are more able to control.
I have to pay rent. I am behind on my car payment. The taxes are due. The dog needs to get fed. The kids need new shoes. The company is downsizing I sure hope they don't eliminate me. I am so sick with the flu that I will have to take some time off. We need groceries and I am sure that nasty clerk at the grocery store is talking behind my back. I'm not going to shop there anymore. So where am I going to shop at? We have no money for food anyway. There isn't enough money for my bills. Damn what am I going to do I might get laid off? I just cannot deal with this stuff anymore.
Gosh that many thoughts at any one time would overwhelm anybody. Stop thinking so darn much. Start looking and dealing with the little pieces of life rather with that great big everything at once picture that you have created. Sort of like this: I am going to bed and getting over this flu so I will be strong enough to deal with all the other crap going on in my life. That just about takes care of everything now doesn't it?
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