Friday, May 11, 2018

Let's Just Stop & Think About This!

I'm not sure when or how but I've become... an over-thinker.

The level of worry I invest into every little decision is astounding. Whenever I have a choice to make, nowadays, it feels like I can't move without weighing ALL the options and choosing only the best possible one. Even when I do decide I still don't make a move because I get hung up second-guessing that decision until the last minute.

This is proving especially troublesome where my schoolwork is concerned. Right now I have three courses left until I graduate and they're all filled with "choose your own topic" or "you decide on the angle of approach" (or both) types of assignments. It's safe to say I'm a little stressed right now.
In fact, I'm not proud to admit that I'm writing this post instead of doing one of those assignments because I just don't want to face it.

How did this happen? I mean, I guess there were always signs of this being a problem in the past but  always did a good job keeping it in check.... I think... While, I've always been a planner and hella methodical when it mattered, at other times I considered myself an easy-going kind of guy. The kind who'd just go with the flow and make decisions on the fly. It's not to say I used to be reckless or anything. Quite the opposite. Now, though, it's like I traded all that for paralyzing indecision and self-doubt.

It's not fun..

I'll stop boring you any further this right here. As much as I'd like to delve deeper into this, I don't have the time right now. That aforementioned assignment isn't going to write itself after all.

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    1. I guess accidentally publishing an unfinished (or, in my case, barely started) post happens when you haven't posted in almost a year & forget how the buttons work. I know. Total bait & switch adding several more paragraphs after you've already commented. Thanks for relating, all the same.

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  2. I totally get in. I am in the middle of another international move and have a lot of big decisions to make and not much time to do it. So, while I want to agonize over certain aspects of this move, I can't do that because I have so many other decisions to be made also and just have to move.

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  3. Too much stress, perhaps? Dude, remember the good old times when we wre having fun, like just four years ago?

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