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What are you thinking?

Did you know that, on average, we have about 50,000 thoughts per day? Of those 50,000, it’s thought that 70 ­ 80% of those are negative. It sounds almost unbelievable.

What’s also unbelievable? The incredibly different methods that people are breaking down your thoughts. Depending on the person, there are vastly different strategies for trying to bring meaning to why you’re thinking the way that you are. It’s a fascinating art ­ and we want to give you a glimpse into it.

Queue the hosts of NPR’s podcast Invisibilia. In their first­ever episode, hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller examined thoughts, asking an important question: Do these thoughts reveal who I am? Why do I think the way that I