#AtoZChallenge 2021 – I Often Over-Analyze


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Life is but a never-ending chess match. One wrong move and you might lose.

This has been one of my many mantras since I was five when my mom enrolled me in a chess class. It was what Asian parents did at the time, I guess – enrolling their only-child in a series of classes to start training them to become little prodigies.

I wasn’t and still am not a chess genius. I am one of those people who can play even the worst player and lose. Learning to play chess had taught me one thing though and that is just like life, every move matters. One wrong move and you might lose the game.

This has been the main driving force of my life so far. Every personal decision has been a series of thoughts and analysis – if I do this, then this will happen, if I do that, then that will happen. It’s like a chess game – if I move my knight to this square, then I might lose a pawn. Sometimes, I feel as though I’m over-analyzing each of the situation that life throws at me to the point when my brain doesn’t know what to do or what the situation even is anymore.

A lot of times, I have to keep telling myself – life is not the same as chess, don’t analyze each situation to death, one false move does not mean the game is over, just go with the flow.

Theme: Of all the things I am

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