7 Ways to Reduce the Time You Spend Overthinking & Make Better Decisions Quicker by iHeartPodcasts

7 Ways to Reduce the Time You Spend Overthinking & Make Better Decisions Quicker

from On Purpose with Jay Shetty

by iHeartPodcasts

Published: Fri Apr 26 2024

Show Notes

How do you know when you're overthinking too much?

How can you break the cycle of overthinking?

Today, Jay will talk about the complexity of overthinking and how we can turn it around and look at things differently. Jay presents seven practical strategies to help listeners combat the grip of overthinking. These range from the psychological—to limit how many people's opinions we seek, preventing the confusion and indecision that too many perspectives can cause—to the physical, recommending activities that disengage the analytical brain and encourage mental reset, like exercise or simply moving around.

In this episode, you'll learn:

How to use over thinking for problem-solving

How to manage alarmed responses

How to use physical movement for mental clarity

How to focus on positives and small wins

Don't let overthinking hold you back! Start implementing these strategies today and take control of your mental space.

With Love and Gratitude,

Jay Shetty

What We Discuss:


Has Overthinking Slowed You Down?

The Science Behind Overthinking

#1: Overthinking as a Problem-Solving Approach

#2: Don’t Ask Too Many People For Their Opinion

#3: Avoid Responding While You’re Feeling Alarmed

#4: Move Your Body When Your Mind Is Stuck

#5: Focus on the Good Thing and Small Wins

#6: Spontaneous Drawings Relieve Psychological Stress

#7: Go Back to Analog

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