7 THINGS TO AVOID TO PREVENT OVER-THINKING

Constantly replaying past events and mistakes can lead to overthinking. Focus on the present and what you can control now 

Dwelling on the                Past 

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Setting unrealistic standards for yourself can cause excessive worry and rumination. Admit that making mistakes is a part of learning and growth 

Perfectionism 

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Avoid harsh self-criticism and negative thoughts about yourself. Practice positive affirmations and self-compassion instead 

Negative Self-Talk 

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Outlay too much time alone can cause overthinking. Engage with friends, family, or support groups to share your thoughts and gain perspective 

Isolation 

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An unstructured day can give your mind too much idle time to overthink. Establish a daily routine with set activities to keep your mind occupied 

Lack of Routine 

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Consuming too much information, especially from news and social media, can overwhelm your mind. Limit your intake and take breaks from screens 

Information  Overload 

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Procrastinating or avoiding decisions can cause your mind to dwell on possibilities and outcomes. Make decisions promptly to reduce mental clutter 

Avoiding Decision-          Making 

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