Keep it simple, stupid.

Welcome to my 2022 motto! (And its sibling, “Good Enough.”)

I excel in overthinking (that could be the understatement of the year – LOL).

Whether I’m overthinking something I said, a social media post, or even what to serve for dinner, being an overthinker can be painful. Not just for me, but for others, too. If you’re one of the lucky ones who’s witnessed me trying to pick a paint color – you know how torturous it can be.

Working these last few months on building my online parenting community, I realized overthinking doesn’t just cause me stress – but I literally don’t have time to overthink. There just aren’t enough hours in a day to overthink EVERY stinkin’ detail. As much as I would like to, I can’t. At least not if I want to finish the project … and eat.

So, this year I’m trying to “keep it simple.” Every time I’m tempted to overthink, I will first ask myself if there is a way to “keep it simple,” maybe tweak the plan a little so that I don’t have to go down the rabbit hole and so I can avoid analysis paralysis.
Here’s a few things I’ve already done:

How about you? What is your 2022 motto?