20 Quotes to Remember When You Are Overthinking

Yes I am an overthinker! It has helped me in my life, however it has also hindered me (which is one of the reasons I journal). If you are also an overthinker, maybe the following quotes might come in handy when you are overthinking!


20 Quotes to Remember When You Are Overthinking

  1. “Overthinking – the art of creating problems that weren’t even there.” ~ Unknown
  2. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” ~ Karen Lamb
  3. “Over-thinking ruins you. It ruins the situation. And it twists things around. It makes you worry. Plus it just makes everything worst than it actually is.” – Karen Salmansohn
  4. “Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, “What else could this mean?” ~ Shannon L. Alder
  5. “You only have control over three things in your life, the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take.” ~ Jack Canfield
  6. “Overthinking, also, best known as creating problems that are never there.” ~ David Sikhosana 
  7. “Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.” ~ Clement Stone
  8. “Put your thoughts to sleep. Do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking.” ~ Rumi
  9. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr
  10. ”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.” ~ Brian Tracy
  11. “Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.” ~ Buddha
  12. ”People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” ~  George Bernard Shaw
  13. “Stop overthinking, put more energy on what you really want to do.” ~ Amit Ray
  14. “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” ~ Winston Churchill
  15. “Remember, the talking about the thing isn’t the thing. Doing the thing is the thing.” – Amy Poehler
  16. “We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them” – Albert Einstein
  17. “The more you overthink the less you will understand.” ~ Habeeb Akande
  18. “Stop thinking, and end your problems.” ~ Lao Tzu
  19. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  20. “When you lose your ego, you win. It really is that simple.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


Over to You…

Which quote was your favourite quote to remember when overthinking?  Do you have one that is not listed? If so, feel free to let us know below or post the quote on our Facebook page 🙂


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