Metathinking is the act of overthinking the concept of overthinking. This also includes any and all advanced layers of thinking,
so long as there is more thank one.Metathinking typically involves a scenario in which the metathinkee can make no difference, such as an impending examination, interview, or relationship quandary.
“Dude, Brandy hasn’t texted me in like a month. Do you think it was something I said? Or maybe she found another man. Shit. I don’t know. I shouldn’t think about it any more. Do you think i am overthinking things? I can’t tell. “
“Shut up, and stop metathinking. That only makes things worse.”