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Escape Your Head: How Overthinking Can Injure Entrepreneurs in 2023 Negative thought loops derailing your workday? Her are four easy tips for quieting a busy mind.

By Aytekin Tank Edited by Frances Dodds

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It's hard not to find yourself chronically overthinking. We worry about our health, our finances and our future. We can easily slide down the slippery slope of trying to deliberate ourselves into a better situation.

But according to clinical psychologist Helen Odessky, that couldn't be more counterproductive. As she told the Headspace blog:

"So often people confuse overthinking with problem-solving. But what ends up happening is we just sort of go in a loop," Odessky said. "We're not really solving a problem."

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