Pointless Overthinking


Hi all,

I want to talk about googling information today because I made a mistake regarding it the other day.

I love technology. I think it is very helpful in a lot of ways. We should embrace it. But as with everything, it has some bad sides as well.

You probably heard the warnings against looking up symptoms on Google. Why? Googling our symptoms makes us panic because it seems like whenever we have a little symptom, we might have a serious illness. In most cases, that is false alarm.

Another thing you should not google is how much does X study/work a day. I am a PhD student and I am expected to work a lot. But this essentially means that we are expected to produce research, which we understand as working a lot. I have had my own struggles with it. My nature is such that if I…

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