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Am I overthinking this?

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Did you know that if you Google ‘overthinking’ you get over 21 million results?! If you’re anything like me and overthink about how much you’re overthinking, you need Am I Overthinking This? in your life.

Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial - book review

‘This book is a window into my anxieties, and maybe some of yours, too. In it, I try to capture the infinite mind maps we, as overthinkers, create when we attempt to make even the most insignificant of decisions.’

Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial - book review

Graphic designer Michelle Rial has an awesome Instagram account with nearly 50,000 followers, born out of a need to cut back on work due to chronic pain. She moved from dense charts and infographics to simple charts using pen, paper and objects. The result is a quirky coffee table book featuring 101 charts, overthinking everything from popping zits and drinking too much coffee, to camping and Halloween costumes.

Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial - book review

Ever asked yourself ‘what does my tote bag say about me?’ or ‘is brunch financially irresponsible?’ There’s a chart for that!

Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial - book review

What are you guilty of overthinking? Here are a few things that always get me:

  • Did I leave my straighteners on?
  • How should I end this email?
  • Am I using too many exclamation marks?
  • Should I hand wash this?
  • Which recycling bag should I put this in?
  • What if I fall asleep on the train?
  • Did I put on deodorant this morning?

Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial - book review

Am I Overthinking This? is out today.

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2 thoughts on “Am I overthinking this?”

  1. I love the sound of this; it’s like an insight into my brain! I am definitely guilty of overthinking things, but for me it’s the little insignificant things that I fret about, that nobody else probably even notices!

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