overthinking

6 Reasons Why Intelligent People Fail to Be Happy

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you noticed that some of the most intelligent and deep thinking individuals out there fail to be happy? They may have a loving life partner, family and be successful in their job; yet, there is something that occasionally makes them feel alone, sad and discouraged. As Ernest Hemingway said, “happiness in intelligent people is [...]

How a Wandering Mind Makes You More Creative and Helps You Reach Your Goals

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

There are some pros and cons of having a wandering mind. I have stepped into the ocean. The cool waters lap against my legs and a breeze whips through my hair. I watch the white caps tumble further out in the chaotic churn and this makes me smile. I am where I want to be [...]

Existential Depression: the Disease of the Gifted and Talented

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Why are our teens harming themselves? I may have found one reason. Existential depression - it’s a depth the likes of which you cannot imagine. This may be one culprit that plagues the gifted and talented of the human race. Existential depression has to be addressed right now! So I’m going to make an assumption [...]

How To Deal With Intrusive Thoughts – Suppress, Repress or Accept?

By | July 16th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everyone is subject to intrusive thoughts on a daily basis. They are ideas, or images which occur spontaneously in the person’s mind, against their will. Most of the times, these thoughts are merely annoying. However, if they are coupled with a deeper, underlying issue, such as OCD or depression, intrusive thoughts can become more of [...]

7 Unexpected Signs You Might Be a Genius (Backed by Science)

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

People often throw around the term ‘genius’ when it comes to intelligence, but the way we understand this word is now always correct. There are plenty of signs you didn't realise could mean that you might actually be a genius, as proved by science. 1. If you like to stay up late Staying awake late [...]

11 Struggles Only Overthinkers Will Understand

By | December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Overthinkers face daily challenges, worrying about and over analysing even the most insignificant situations. We are spending more time alone, and being inundated with various forms of online communication has made us more introspective. Suddenly, we are more concerned in regards to how we appear to others and what others really mean when they talk [...]

Are You an Overthinking Worrier? It May Mean You’re a Creative Genius!

By | November 8th, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Everybody worries, whether it is a slight worry over something small or something that takes over your mind on a daily basis. However, researchers at King’s College in London have recently linked anxious, overthinking and worrying traits to a high level of creative IQ. If you think about it, overthinking is basically another way of [...]

How to Tame Your Anxiety with These Five Steps

By | May 31st, 2015|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

When someone talks about being anxious, we often dismiss it with jitters or overthinking a situation. There are those of us who are held back, and crippled because of our anxiety. While many people will just say “stop worrying about it” we know that we cannot just stop worrying, it is a part of who [...]

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