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So many of us suffer from overthinking. I’m one of those people and we all have this voice in our head that seems a bit like never stopping to think about everything. One moment, the voice is happy, the other moment it’s lashing out, then a few seconds later, it’s judging other people.

Over thinking is a common problem that can lead to anxiety and stress. When you over think, you tend to ruminate on negative thoughts and dwell on worst case scenarios. This can make you feel overwhelmed and out of control. Over thinking can also make it difficult to concentrate and make decisions.

If you find yourself over thinking, there are a few things you can do to help.

First, try to become aware of when you are over thinking. This can be difficult, but it is important to catch yourself before you start to spiral. Once you are aware that you are over thinking, you can start to challenge your thoughts. Ask yourself if your thoughts are realistic and based on evidence. If they are not, try to reframe them in a more positive or realistic light.

It is also important to take care of yourself physically and emotionally when you are trying to stop over thinking. Make sure to get enough sleep and exercise, and eat a healthy diet. These things will help to reduce stress and anxiety. In addition, try to find healthy ways to cope with stress, such as relaxation techniques or journaling.

Over thinking is a common issue, but it is possible to overcome it. By becoming aware of your thoughts, challenging negative thinking, and taking care of yourself, you can reduce stress and anxiety in your life.

I eventually had to find good books on overthinking. I’ve read hundreds of them. And they’re very helpful.

Many people have asked me to share the books that helped me stop overthinking. So here, I’ll share my top three books on this topic. If you are looking for more book recommendations, check out my full reading list with Best Self improving Books ←