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overthinking

  1. A

    Crippling anxiety due to things that didn’t really happen (false memories?)

    Hi all, note before reading: I have been going to therapy, had to stop but am going back next week, and on meds, before someone suggests all that Hi...this is my first time posting in here and really any forum so bare with me, and if I don’t make sense, I know some things might sound crazy...
  2. G

    four legs won't cure me

    I honestly don’t know how to start this. I am both ashamed and absolutely desperate. To sum up my situation: I might have made the most expensive mistake in my life and ruined a few lives in the process. I am a student living away from home, diagnosed with depression and on medication for...
  3. G

    General paranoia and anxiety, leading to psychotic depression

    Hello all, my diagnosis is psychotic depression. Basically, I have a habit of overthinking situations, which turns into irrational paranoia, which leads to hallucinations and delusions. I would love to hear about how you all deal with overthinking, whether it's what works out from experience, or...
  4. S

    Understanding partners thoughts

    My boyfriend who is in his late 20's has recently told me he's constantly battling in his head. He's told me he obsesses over things that he knows don't matter - for example he deleted a console game, that was worth nothing because he knew he wouldn't play it again - and he spent days back and...
  5. T

    Can’t get over the idea that people have it out for me.

    For as long as I can remember I’ve always been shy and quiet(I’m sure most of you can relate) but after I graduated high school I became almost entirely reclusive and solitary. However, even when I do go out it’s only when I absolutely have to, and I do my very best to be “exsposed” for as short...
  6. Poppy2014

    I have a stupid question.....It takes a while to get there, but bear with me please

    I have a stupid question.....It takes a while to get there, but bear with me please It's not often someone throws me but occasionally even I can be side swiped. I've been seeing a therapist (John) who I chose due to the type of therapy he offered and the promise I'd made that the next time I...
  7. S

    Overthinking advice please?...

    Hi All, so i'm new to MHF, I have been dealing with a variety of issues for years but that's for another time, instead I'm actually looking for advice for somebody else, She has been struggling more and more with anxiety the last couple of years and is bought on mainly by overthinking things, if...
  8. T

    Relaxation Techniques?

    So I’ve been having a lot of trouble relaxing. I always feel guilty about not doing something productive and overthink everything to the point where it just gets overwhelming. The only time I ever feel relaxed is at the gym because I feel like I’m really doing something useful but I can’t be at...
  9. E

    Overthinking ?? And why do i do it

    Hi , Im not sure how to explain this but sometimes i will be walking past someone or see someone look at me ( this is mainly with people I've had trouble with before ) I like overhear what they say but like not all of what they say and it always and i mean always sounds like they are talking...
  10. S

    Not sure where to go or what to do.. Anxiety issues

    So this is my first time on this forum - was advised by family and other half to have a look on forums and try and relate to others and seek advice etc so here i am! Not sure what I'm asking or looking for, I don't really know what I would name my anxiety as either? Also, I think maybe just...
  11. N

    Please help!

    Hi, I am hoping someone can help with some advice or some encouragement. I started having panic attacks and anxiety about 5 months ago after quitting my pill. The anxiety was awful and I won’t detail all the symptoms and feelings I had, but it’s going away slowly to the point where I believe I...
  12. J

    Anxiety and overthinking

    I'm 22 male, for a long time I have suffered from panic attacks because I seem to think something is wrong with me even though every doctor I have seem has told me um fine, but the last few weeks I seem to over think everything and can't stop it feels like I'm going crazy, Has anyone else been...
  13. N

    Overthinking unwanted thoughts, with out physical syptoms!

    I have had this weird out of body feeling for the past week, each morning the first thing I say to myself is do you feel weird today and then I feel weird for the rest of the day. The weird I feel is like I'm not in my body I have had Anxeity for 10 years and usually when I get these sort of...
  14. P

    Dont know what to do

    Hey, so I've done this before I just need to get it out I guess I've been sorta self harming for over a year but the past month or so is the worst it's been, well I say that it's not that bad you see people worse off then me. I dont cause myself to bleed or anything like that so is it really...
  15. C

    Overthinking and thinking silly thoughts

    Hey, So I've been seeing this girl for a few months now and everything is fantastic when we're together, however I have a gut feeling that she's just going to find another guy, walk away or just stop loving me like she says she does. It all stems down to my ex really she messed with my head and...
  16. B

    cannot think inside my head

    Hi all. I have a real problem thinking inside my head,it has been getting worse the last few months and it has got to the point where I am literally biting my tongue to try and stop it. I also day dream so intensely that when i come out I have been muttering and pulling faces without me not...
  17. amathus

    Overanalyzing..

    http://blogs.psychcentral.com/unleash-creativity/2015/05/overanalyzing-overthinking/ "One of the most employed tools in dealing with fear and anxiety is overanalyzing or overthinking. Typically when we try to make our mind about something or make a decision that has the potential to impact us...
  18. confusedwanderwaffle

    Medication instruction help?

    You know those medication tablets that say 'Take ONE at NIGHT', well what if your sleep pattern is a bit wild and you sometimes wake up at NIGHT....do I still take one if i happen to wake up at night? because i assumed 'take one at NIGHT' basically meant to take one before you go to bed....idk...
  19. C

    panic attack?

    usually before i go out and do something social with someone im not very close with i shiver kind of serverly for a long period of time.. it seems to be worse before im actually there with the person because im overthinking about what could go wrong and once im there i feel more in control and...
  20. G

    I'm constantly overthinking and worrying about the worst :(

    Ok, please help :( I'm always overthinking, the way people look, say things too me, etc and I usually make up scenarios in my head based on little snippets of facts ive witnessed. An example, my manager stayed behind in the car park of work, which is unusual, and he was unusually nice to me, but...
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