How to Stop Overthinking?
Hey, are you an overthinker? Are you finding a solution to be free from depression, stress, sadness and want to live a happy and joyful life? Just go ahead, this is for you.
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What is Overthinking?
Overthinking means just having unnecessary thoughts, that are of no use in real life. These thoughts will come especially when you don’t have anything to do. Many people are addicted to overthinking, they are just doing one work but the mind is working somewhere else. Such kinds of people have zero concentration and focus upon their work (if you are that kind of people don’t worry just go ahead).
When one thought arises in our mind, immediately many other thoughts will arise which is not a problem. In fact, the problem arises when we flow with those thoughts. Overthinkers create their own imaginary world and live far away from real life which eventually makes them sad and holds into great fear.
How overthinking distract you from work?
Overthinking can easily distract you from work. Let us take one example, Suppose you are trying to focus upon your study, but so many thoughts arise in your mind and take away your focus so you leave your study in between. This is how overthinking can easily distract you from your work.
What is the difference between thinking and overthinking?
Thinking refers to planning about something. Suppose you want to edit your photo you may think about how to make it more attractive. But overthinking means predicting what people will think about, what my relatives will think about me, what my friends will think about me if I keep this photo on my Instagram or Facebook or somewhere else. So, basically overthinking means thinking about what other people will think about.
Why overthinkers have so much fear and anxiety?
Overthinking people are living in great fear and anxiety. They just flow with their thoughts and end up with negative thoughts and become fearful. One of the main problems to come fear is that overthinker lives in an imaginary world, not in real life. They think that their thoughts are their life and that is not true because life is running in reality.
Is it good or bad to control overthinking thoughts?
Never try to control your thoughts because when you start controlling your thoughts it will arise more and more. That can destroy you and your happiness. You are not only controlling but you are trying to win those thoughts. This is the world’s most dangerous thing that you are trying to do with your mind. Let’s say you are trying to control the thoughts of smoking cigarettes or any bad thoughts, then you will realize that the more you are controlling the more it is coming and due to this you want to smoke more and more.
What to do with overthinking?
Either positive thoughts or negative thoughts at first they are just thoughts nothing more than this. Just don’t give them power. Take it naturally. Remind yourself that “I’m the one who follows these unnecessary thoughts, I’m the one who is giving power to them, I have to suffer fear, anxiety, depression, sad“. Stop blaming others because it completely depends upon your perception and on your thoughts.
How overthinking turns you into depression, sadness, anxiety, or fear?
There are so many people who just get sad even in a sitting. They just think whatever their thoughts come. They have no control over their thoughts and flow with them and end up with negative thoughts of sadness.
How to live without depression, sadness, stress, anxiety, or fear?
See, the mind is one of the sweetest, dangerous, inexpressible internal parts. The nature of the mind is to think. If there is nothing to think it does its job by thinking negatively because negative thoughts come itself without any invitation card. That’s why make yourself so much busy that you even don’t have a single minute for being hopeless. Also, meditation will help you to relax, stay calm, and be free from depression, stress, fear, and sadness.
How to live a happy and joyful life?
In this modern age, everyone wants good things without doing anything. But to live a joyful life you really need to do something because in this case, fake ideas do not work. And that method is so simple. So, what is that method?
The answer is Yoga and Meditation.
If you do yoga and meditation, you will realize that your mind has become so relaxed, calm, and depression free, stress-free, free from every kind of distraction within a week. If you don’t have depression, stress, sadness, automatically you are living a joyful life. I’m talking about joy, not pleasure. People are running for pleasure. Pleasure means short time happiness. Suppose you are going to a big restaurant or suppose you are making something delicious food in your home. After sometime when you return from a restaurant or finish your delicious food, your happiness is over. That was for the short term.
But joy means long term happiness. Either am I going to a restaurant or not, either am I going to eat delicious food or not I’m just happy within myself. (Don’t you want this kind of happiness?)
I suggest you run for joyfulness life. And that will come from Yoga and Meditation. And if you are living a joyful life, everything will come joyfully. That means the world will become joyful and what we need more than this to live.
There are a lot of videos on YouTube, you can watch, learn, and do for a happy and joyful life.
This is my personal experience of changing my life from overthinking. I have not collected any material from any other sources. I have just written from my own mind and experience. Hope it is helpful to you too.
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