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Signs of Analysis Paralysis we should be aware of

Published on Dec 01, 2023 08:23 AM IST
  • From overthinking about the consequences to second-guessing ourselves, here are a few signs of Analysis Paralysis we should know about.
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Analysis Paralysis is the condition where we get so overconsumed by the thoughts of consequences that we are not able to take decisions without having severe anxiety and worries about the same. "Such a situation can lead to prolonged decision-making, as you become fixated on minor details, hindering your progress. To conquer analysis paralysis, a blend of self-reflection, planning, and action is key," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein. Here are a few signs of Analysis Paralysis that we should be aware of.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 01, 2023 08:23 AM IST

Analysis Paralysis is the condition where we get so overconsumed by the thoughts of consequences that we are not able to take decisions without having severe anxiety and worries about the same. "Such a situation can lead to prolonged decision-making, as you become fixated on minor details, hindering your progress. To conquer analysis paralysis, a blend of self-reflection, planning, and action is key," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein. Here are a few signs of Analysis Paralysis that we should be aware of.(Unsplash)

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We focus on the minor details so that that we keep dwelling on smallest of mistakes and overburden ourselves with that. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 01, 2023 08:23 AM IST

We focus on the minor details so that that we keep dwelling on smallest of mistakes and overburden ourselves with that. (Unsplash)

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We always feel that the decision we take will have grave consequences and we will be responsible for the same – this causes us to have more anxiety. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 01, 2023 08:23 AM IST

We always feel that the decision we take will have grave consequences and we will be responsible for the same – this causes us to have more anxiety. (Unsplash)

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Overthinking of the potential negative consequences makes us replay the outcomes in the head and think of the scenarios that can happen. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 01, 2023 08:23 AM IST

Overthinking of the potential negative consequences makes us replay the outcomes in the head and think of the scenarios that can happen. (Unsplash)

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We often get overconsumed with the thought of the topic in hand and research it for hours before arriving at a decision about it. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 01, 2023 08:23 AM IST

We often get overconsumed with the thought of the topic in hand and research it for hours before arriving at a decision about it. (Unsplash)

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Even after taking a decision, we are never confident about it – hence, we second-guess ourselves and feel dissatisfied.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 01, 2023 08:23 AM IST

Even after taking a decision, we are never confident about it – hence, we second-guess ourselves and feel dissatisfied.(Unsplash)

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