I Think About Things Much Too Deeply At Times

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 302 People

    The Buddha taught that the first principle of

    existence is impermanence. Absolutely everything in this universe is impermanent. Impermanence creates uncertainty. I don't know about you, but I have a very low tolerance for uncertainty. Uncertainty causes me discomfort. Discomfort causes me to think stupid things...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21
    22-25, F
    Dec 19, 2013

    Worried That Too Much Deep Thought Will Actually Sink Me

    i want to feel light, but sometimes I get bound by negative thoughts. It's like they pursue me until I pay them enough attention and end up incorporating them into my perspective. I've been quietly observing my thoughts lately, with the help of some very unexpected friends, and...
    bdubb bdubb
    4 Responses Dec 29, 2009

    So Overwhelmed And Confused......

    I sit and think about all the things my partner says i do wrong but then i think i'm not doing them wrong i'm not doing them the way you want me too.. i feel like i go out my way to please everyone around me that it doesn't get noticed then when i slack off i'm not good enough...
    rosa81 rosa81
    26-30, F
    Feb 5, 2010

    But Usually It Doesn't Even Matter

    it's almost always things that really don't require nearly so much thought.  but my brain won't shut up, no matter what, so i might as well go with it.
    MissFatale MissFatale
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2010

    Now, This Is Me

    I'm always reading too far into the most simple things. I've learned recently that my downfall lies in text messaging. Someone will send 'k' back to something I've spent 5 minutes writing, and it makes me think that they didn't read it, or don't care. Also, when my girlfriend...
    YouMaySayImJustADreamer YouMaySayImJustADreamer
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2010

    To Be Or Not To Be

    So haven't we all thought of that questions.  Or why are we here?  What is my purpose in life?  Maybe not, then you wouldn't be here gleaning over what others have written.  We stay up late at night sometimes not sleeping, we don't always react so quickly...
    DeepForest DeepForest
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2009

    Kentucky Fried Food For Thought

    To Think Is To Place Your Attention's Energy On Vibrational Frequencies Abundant In The Field Of The Universal Conciousness - and in so ding attract to you the responsive attention of the universe... suspend your thoughts - feelings matter most...get happy now!!! This is...
    41-45, M
    Feb 28, 2010

    so I did something I shouldn't have done with

    some one I don't really know .cross that **** off my bucket list .
    UnTiLWeBlEeD83 UnTiLWeBlEeD83
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2015

    I'm A Thinker

    I like to sit with my thoughts and contemplate on things. Sometimes I can get pretty deep into my own mind and have to bring myself up for air.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 17, 2011

    I am a thinker and when I read stories on EP I

    try to put myself in the author's position and try to imagine myself going through the experience that is written about :) Sometimes I will even write a story based on what I read and will try to offer support or advice where I can :) K x
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 5, 2015

    Dwelling On Nothing ..... I Think????

    is it fair to ask to be treated special at least one day????? this weekend we i refer to (me, my 2 old kids, my partner, and his sister), went to Mrytle Beach, SC. i was told this was gonna be like a small vacation and to enjoy myself. we had fun all day, i was treated nicely...
    rosa81 rosa81
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    When I Am Left Alone With My Thoughts

     At night before i fall asleep i lie awak just thinking about things for hours. and sometimes i think deeply about death and growing old, and it scares me a lot. I have even had panic attacks over it. i have gotten to the point where i need to stop myself from thinking...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2009

    Entirely .............

     Time slows to the mind and things clear to the visionary insights of a lost soul. Wishful thinking gives way to the absurdities of reality’s ever insisting truths. Windows to the Never Could, close, as doorways to the Almost Were, swing open. The landscape of the future...
    TheHiker TheHiker
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Mar 6, 2013


    It is part of studying philosophy.  I think about things deeply.  Sometimes very deeply to the point that some people look at men and say, Hey Buck, it's not that serious. It's not that it is that serious, it's just that I think deeply about things that go beyond the realm of...
    TheBlackBuck TheBlackBuck
    46-50, M
    Nov 13, 2011


    3,000 the average amount of thoughts a human has per day. That's what I recently heard at least. Honestly I think it is a lot more, at least in my case. 3,000 thoughts I thought to myself. Then as I was thinking I started to count all the things I was thinking. I stopped after 20...
    anotherinnocent anotherinnocent
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2011

    Too Deep?

    I seem to think about everything and anything to deeply, I sent a message to my friend the other day of my thoughts on first love because I'm having problems with that at the moment,,, they were just floating thoughts in my mind and she thought it was really deep! Thing is I have...
    Jan 11, 2013
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