I’ve always thought I was an overthinker. This week I learned a critical difference: true over thinkers get so paralyzed by their thoughts that they can not move forward: they become locked in a never ending loop of what if’s.
I am grateful that I do not get locked in a never ending cycle of what if’s. I am grateful that even though I am playing out scenarios in my head, I do get to a point where I am able to make a decision and not be wishy washy and go with it.
While I may ask a lot of questions, my questions lead me to a place where I am able to make a decision that I am comfortable with. I realized first hand this week that there are people, even when presented with straight up facts that are documented in writing, are unable to move forward.
Learn how to make a decision. Teach your children how to make a decision. It’s invaluable.