6 Reasons Why Overthinking Could Be Good
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6 Reasons Why Overthinking Could Be Good

6 Reasons Why Overthinking Could Be Good

I overthink everything, no exaggerations needed. Someone could tell me that they dislike me and that thought will linger around and I will question myself over and over on the issue until I psych myself out. I could go hours and hours with changing my outfit over fear that someone will not like it. I could also receive a one-word answer from someone, or they could stop speaking to me and guaranteed, I would freak myself out because I’m that scared.

Being someone who overthinks, I do see how this could also be a good thing.

Here are six reasons why.

1. You set really high expectations for yourself.

Expecting nothing less is one of the keys to being successful

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2. Being very observant.

If you are an overthinker who is afraid of confrontation like I am, silence is golden because you learn by people’s character through their actions

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3. Being compassionate.

You have a firm understanding of helping others and you are great at giving advice.

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4. Being talented.

Who else can juggle giving an opinion to so many people in one sitting?

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5. A great sense of imagination.

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6. Being someone that everyone can rely on to do the right thing.

Overthinking causes you to be a more honest person, and being trustworthy is a great quality to have.

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