• Life,  Musings

    Overthinking. Yeah, that’s me.

    by I’m frequently accused of overthinking things, and if I’m not, I should be. I don’t see it as a bad thing most of the time, although there are times when it does hold me back from making a decision or confronting something for maybe a little too long. But I think it’s important to continually question your own beliefs and motivations. If you don’t, if you assume that you’ve already arrived at the right conclusion without doing any work to get there, so how will you learn and grow? And growth is important to me. I want to live the most honest and truthful life that I can, the…

  • Life

    Overthinking

    by I have often in the past accused myself of overthinking things. I can’t help it. My brain is always running. I can’t sit still and relax. I can’t just do nothing. I have to be mentally active. It’s how I am, and I’m comfortable that. It does mean that sometimes I get wrapped up in my own internal logic problems. I try to figure things out and analyze them. I rehearse conversations that will never happen, just in case they do. (In fairness, I also prefer to rehearse conversations I know are going happen.) I try to never speak off-the-cuff, considering my words and the impact they might have…