Have you ever experienced unpleasant memories or had some visuals that you didn’t want to be stuck in your head? People can generally disregard it and move on. However, it has a habit of reappearing on its own.
These uncomfortable, unsettling thoughts are not something you want to think about. So, what causes them to occur in your life? This is known as overthinking or Intrusive thoughts. They affect almost everyone at some point. They might range from bizarre ideas to scary and violent conceptions, such as hitting someone in the face or harming yourself.
Intrusive thoughts might be a sign of anxiety, sadness, or OCD. They’re not dangerous the majority of the time. However, if you fixate on them to the point where it interferes with your daily life, it could indicate a mental health concern.