I’m struggling with overthinking a lot these days. And it’s not easy to deal with overthinking when you have an engineering mindset.

Why so?

With an engineering mind, when you built something the natural behavior is, that thing is working, and usually, we focus the break the code. How to hack this code, how to break it, where is the flaw, what might possibly cause the data leaking, etc…? And guess what? this leads to negative thinking and the combination of these two is hell for nonrational problems.

It’s sort of a buzz in the head and tortures all day and night.

There is a famous quote about overthinking for a reason, “overthinking kills your happiness” and it seems like “it is what it is” is not enough to get through that…

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