Get Your Free Audiobook

Non-member price: $24.37

After 30 days, Audible is $16.45/mo. Cancel anytime.

Publisher's Summary

We've all been there: stuck in a cycle of what-ifs, plagued by indecision, paralyzed by the fear of getting it wrong. Nobody wants to live a life of constant overthinking, but it doesn't feel like something we can choose to stop doing. It feels like something we're wired to do, something we just can't escape. But is it?

Anne Bogel's answer is no. Not only can you overcome negative thought patterns that are repetitive, unhealthy, and unhelpful, you can replace them with positive thought patterns that will bring more peace, joy, and love into your life. In Don't Overthink It, you'll find actionable strategies that can make an immediate and lasting difference in how you deal with questions both small - Should I buy these flowers? - and large - What am I doing with my life? More than a book about making good decisions, Don't Overthink It offers you a framework for making choices you'll be comfortable with, using an appropriate amount of energy, freeing you to focus on all the other stuff that matters in life.

©2020 Anne Bogel (P)2020 eChristian

What listeners say about Don't Overthink It

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    3
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1
Performance
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    3
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    3
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Brilliant!

The perfect book for anyone who has a tendency to stress about and overthink the little decisions in life. Anne not only provided examples of relatable situations that had me nodding and smiling in agreement, but offered practical tips and questions to think about in each chapter (which, to get the most out of them, I would suggest writing down and journaling about afterward). It's not often I use the phrase "This book changed my life" but I think it is called for, here. Audio-wise, the narration was clear, well-paced, and actually rather calming to listen to.

  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars

boring

listen if you want to asleep. uses lots of examples to pad the book. dont overthink it just dont download it

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Diane Flowers
  • Diane Flowers
  • 28-07-2020

The narration makes me sleepy...

The narration is way too quiet and slow, especially for a book I'm listening to while I'm driving. I had to keep turning the volume up until it was up as high as it could go. I have turned it off several times because I just can't take it, but then I tune in again because the subject matter is good, but then I turn it off again. I was a little irritated while listening because I was so focused on the quality of the recording and the narrator that I couldn't focus on the content of the book. Good content, but, also warning you if you're thinking of purchasing.

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for staciet
  • staciet
  • 19-06-2020

torture

Couldn't finish it was so bad. Creepy voice and super boring. I'd confess to just about anything if I was forced to finish this. Absolute torture.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Paula Mayes
  • Paula Mayes
  • 27-03-2020

Great book!! But next time.....

This is a great book, and I will apply the author’s advice in a number of ways. I love that she reads as if she’s sharing this information to a friend. There’s one aspect of her reading that I didn’t enjoy. She speaks as if she doesn’t want to wake the baby or something....speaking beneath her breath, just short of a whisper. I heard her interview on the Typology podcast, and she did not speak that way on there. She was full voiced and easy to hear. I’ll look forward to hearing other books, but I’d prefer the Typology interview version of her voice. Great content!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for L. Smith
  • L. Smith
  • 22-07-2020

Why is she whispering?

I discovered this author from a podcast and was drawn in by her personality, which really doesn’t come across in this book. I usually enjoy books read by the author, but in this case, I hated it. Compared to her normal conversational voice, it seems like she’s whispering and using a weird, placating tone. I couldn’t even finish the book because I found it so distracting.

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for MomOf520062019
  • MomOf520062019
  • 11-05-2020

No scriptures to follow through on her thoughts.

I loved her demeanor in her reading. her calming vouce, the gentleness as challenging questions arose. What plagued me was around chapter 4; I realized I was reminding myself of what Biblical scriptures sone of her suggestion followed aling and sometimes wondering if some if her suggestions were biblically sound. I appreciate and head the advice but I do know my Bible. I'm heartfelt for a new Christian who wouldn't know the word and what God has to say about some of the influences in the book.

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Susan Sherwood
  • Susan Sherwood
  • 24-04-2020

Good book, bad performance

Awful whispery narration softened the consonants until inaudible and was annoying as stink. Good book otherwise.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for MomOfTwo
  • MomOfTwo
  • 08-03-2020

Practical and easy to adapt advice!

Perhaps, I am a bit prejudiced (pun intended) as I have been following Anne's blog for many years now, but this book teaches a productive and balanced approach to life and living from a woman's perspective that I have needed for years :-)

In the spirit of reconciliation, Audible Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.