There’s nothing wrong with wanting to better yourself, but there’s an often fine line between wanting to be better and simply making a problem out of everything.
We’re all guilty of this—of being self-aware to the point of neurosis. Of analyzing to the point of staying stuck. Sometimes we don’t even realize when we’re circling the same drain, wondering why our life hasn’t changed. And, one of the ways we can delay our own healing and not move forward in our lives is to become addicted to advice, to think that someone else has all the answers. It’s a way of self-preservation, of disconnecting from ourselves and empowering others to change our own lives.
Here are some signs to be aware of that could indicate you are addicted to advice (and are stuck on the hamster wheel of self-analysis).