To be self-aware is to feel like you're equal parts cursed and blessed.

On one hand, you're insightful and committed to personal growth. On the other, you have a mind that just won’t quit. It'll keep going and going and going until you burn out or die. While you're grappling with human existence and wondering why people do the things they do, others are living a life of blissful ignorance.

Being inside your own head has its good and bad sides. Here are just a few of the unique struggles that self-aware people experience: