3 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Live a Simpler Life

This article is about a few mistakes I've made. About a few destructive habits that can make life quite messy and unhappy. And it's about what you can do instead to replace those mistakes and habits with something better. This article is all about uncovering simplicity if you find yourself having overcomplicated your life. 1. Stop overthinking things. Few habits and mistakes are as common as getting stuck in overthinking. I used to do it all the time. And it led to a lot of analysis paralysis, to little action being taken on what I deep down wanted and to so much time and energy wasted. What to do instead: Set short deadlines. When you have all the time in the world to consider something then that can often wind up in you spending a lot of time thinking about the situation at hand from every conceivable angle. I have found that learning to set short deadlines is really helpful for this, although it take a bit to practice. So for small decisions like if should go and do the dishes or go and work out I usually give myself 30 seconds or less to make a decision. For somewhat larger decisions that in the past would have taken me days or weeks to think through I set a deadline for 30 minutes or for the end of the workday. Say stop in a situation where you know you can't think straight. I know that I'm more vulnerable to negative thinking and overthinking things when I'm hungry or when I'm close to my bedtime. And so I have learned to stay away from thinking about anything importan...
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