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What do the most successful people do differently?
Why are some people able to bounce back from failure?
What allows some couples to stay happily together for many decades?
What do very happy people do differently?
These are the questions asked by the science of positive psychology.
Through the efforts of hundreds of scientists conducting thousands of experiments, case studies and analyses we’ve started getting answers – insights into how we can become happier.
Happier Human was created to make those insights accessible. So that you can improve your life and the lives of others.
Most of what I produce is free, but at the end of the day I’ve got to be able to eat and pay rent.
More and more people are getting fat.
From the growing waistlines and rates of cardiovascular disease it’s obvious.
We call it the obesity epidemic.
But there’s another epidemic that’s been spreading that’s just as bad.
Why is the rate of depression on the rise?
Why do we feel more stressed than ever before?
There’s an overthinking epidemic.
20% of Baby Boomers, 52% of Gen Xers, and 73% of Gen Yers are overthinkers. (1)
Less than 27% of people younger than 30 remain healthy!
This is part two of a three part series on overthinking. In part two, you’ll learn four of the reasons this virus has been getting worse, infecting more and more of the population.
Read part one to take the Are You an Overthinker quiz and find out why overthinking is so dangerous.
Feeling anxious, upset, or sad? Natural.
Feeling reflective? Productive.
Overthinking is so common that many consider it natural, sometimes even productive.
Overthinking is a modern phenomenon that’s unnatural and counterproductive.
Overthinking? Don’t you mean correctthinking? It’s better to confront a problem than to ignore it.
Spend more time thinking about it and you’ll discover an insight you missed.
That’s why your attention keeps coming back to it. The underlying concerns and emotions haven’t been addressed.
Overthinking is poison.
And what you’ll learn in this post – overthinking was designed by evolution to trigger depression and abandonment, not effective problem solving. (4)