Overthinking Worriers Are Probably Creative Geniuses, Research Finds
Geege Schuman stashed this in Creativity
So worrying has a purpose? Or is it just correlated with creativity and not a cause of it?
It could be a loop: Excessive worriers use creativity to alleviate stress and creativity gives them deeper insight into what can go wrong.
Well said, Geege. Also this:
The main difference between overthinkers and the rest of the population – is imagination. Somewhere between fantasy and the reality of the present moment lies the road to self-preservation and progress.
I am always called a worry wart. Now I have an answer!!
The answer is to work on worrying less.
Yeah! Redemption for all my worrying :)
Why do you worry a lot?
It's part of my personality, I come from a long line of worriers.
Do you worry more about big things or small things?
All of it!
I'm worried about Janill's worrying!
I'm worried about your worrying, about my worrying!