The scenarios from your mind

   Have you ever wondered why we sometimes run some weird negative scenarios through our mind that makes us feel bad or angry? How often does that happen to you?    Today I caught myself running such a scenario with some people walking around me. Out of nowhere my mind made up a situation in... Continue Reading →

Don’t lie to yourself

   Have you ever thought about how often you lie to yourself? Blasphemy, you might say. But is it? Whenever you say that tomorrow you’ll start something you feel a little good because you don’t need to start today, but when tomorrow comes, do you really start that thing? You’ll probably try to find some... Continue Reading →

Your Emotions are in Your Way

   A severe negative emotion interferes with the way we see our future. It can be so bad that we forget emotions are temporary and in those moments, we strongly believe that we’ll be in that state the rest of our lives. How stupid does that sound? And still, it’s very true.    Having a... Continue Reading →

Best of – Question of the Day

  At stephaniedanielsonauthor’s suggestion, I’m going to make two “Best of” posts based on the number of views, comments and my personal affinity. This first one will be about the Question of the Day.    In my opinion, the most surprising answers came at Question of the Day – No. 185 (What is the most... Continue Reading →

The Anger Path

   Now let’s get to something spicy:    On a daily basis, what makes me angry and why?    This question can help us identify the main sources that change our mood on a daily basis. Anger is one of our basic emotions so it has a great potential to make our day worse. When... Continue Reading →

What Kind of Walls Do You Put Up?

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from The Introverted Christian *originally posted on The Introverted Christian*    I came across this article, Do You Put Up Emotional Walls, Based on Your Personality Type – Personality Growth and it instantly got me thinking, do I erect foundation supports or do I build foundation structures to protect things inside? Protection... Continue Reading →

How To Change The World

Provided by MyStori from Believing & Learning    Reader, I have a specific question for you. Are you ready to change the world?   Jordan Peterson, a now widely known and respected “intellectual” doesn’t seem to think so. His ideology of the ability to change and even give advice to the world can be simply... Continue Reading →

Your Emotion is Your Energy

   Each action we make involves some energy, but where is all that energy coming from? You surely noticed that we feel more energized when we do certain actions compared with others even though no additional energy came in.    It seems that whenever we like something, we somehow find more energy to invest in... Continue Reading →

Enter The Good Vibes Zone

Provided by Brandi from Afrologik    A lot of our “grown up” time on this planet is spent doing what we “have to do“. Working, paying bills, spending our time and energy on people and things that we probably wouldn’t choose on our own, but it’s what has to be done (adulting sucks!). If we... Continue Reading →

Growing Up Is Overrated

Provided by Troy Headrick from Thinker Boy: Blog & Art    A little more than three years ago, I left my teaching job at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and moved back to the United States, the place where I was born.  A clause in the contract I’d signed with AUC, way back when... Continue Reading →

The Boy with the Flute

Provided by Irina from copilariefericita    In a village in Egypt lived a poor boy, which had a slow mind and a slow body. His greatest joy was to take long walks along the shore of river Nile. He did this every day. His mother was afraid that one day the boy will fall asleep... Continue Reading →

You made 2018 AWESOME!

Another year went by, but this year wasn’t like all the others. This year Pointless Overthinking was born and I am very proud of it. This might sound cliché-ic, but it is not just a website or a blog or whatever. YOU made it a community and I am very thankful for it. It is... Continue Reading →

Your strengths can be your path

   How often do you pay attention at your strengths compared to your weaknesses? Whatever your answer is, I’m sure that ratio can be improved. We would like to be flawless and because of it, we tend to focus more on our weaknesses, which is not necessarily a winning strategy.    We’re all good at... Continue Reading →

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