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I overthink as well. I tend to describe it as my head being very loud, most of the time. When I was on meds it helped, but after being on them for years I realized I had just kind of turned myself into a zombie. So sure, it wasn't as loud and I wasn't always worrying and overthinking - but I wasn't doing anything important, ever. It messes with my sleep, too.

The most help I've ever managed with that particular issue was taking a DBT program, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. If you can find any videos online, or local help for meditation, or to learn something called 'mindfulness' it could help you. Being able to calmly and gently redirect your mind back to what you want to be thinking about (or not thinking at all) instead of the rapid fire loud worries that pop in and out, that's what mindfulness teaches. 

I hope you can figure out something to reduce the urge to hurt yourself.

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On 11/3/2019 at 2:41 AM, Lu12e said:

I've got a overthinking problem. I overthink everything and end up hurting myself. I can't sleep or eat. I just want to be happy. 

I think you should try to clear your mind. I had the same problem, what i did when that happened i listened to music. Relax your mind, take deep breaths, and learn to let the issues go and reassure yourself that you will deal with the issues when you wake up.

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