25 Hilarious Memes For People Who Are Likely to Have an Existential Crisis at 3 a.m. In The Morning
Nothing is easy for an agonizing brain because it never shuts down. Even when the situation is not as dire, the tendency to create dramatic outcomes in our heads leads to burnout. Overthinking often leads to anxiety and panic attacks, which may be difficult to overcome without seeking medical help. "73% of 25 to 35-year-olds chronically overthink, along with 52% of people aged 45 to 55. In many cases, overthinking could show up as rumination, which often involves perseverating on past events and even the present with a negative mindset," per Forbes.
If you are awake at 3 a.m. and having a tough time keeping your thoughts in check, we have handpicked 25 hilarious yet comforting memes for your ruminating brain. Take a deep breath and keep scrolling because, in most cases, laughter is the best medicine.
1. SIGH!! It's stressful
It's so stressful meeting new people and trying to pretend that I'm a person and not just three mental illnesses in a trenchcoat— Dai Dreemurr (@dai_dreemurr) January 16, 2022
2. If I don't know, I will overthink
3. Too much
4. 15 minutes of sheer existential dread
Today I completed a chore I have been putting off for six months. It took 15 minutes. I will learn nothing from this.— Muntaha.Dar 👑 (@muntaHAHAHAHA) October 17, 2021
5. BE KIND!!
my therapist: be kinder to yourself!— kristofer thomas (@kristoferthomas) December 15, 2021
my brain: yeah be kinder to yourself you fucking idiot
6. THE END!
TRAUMA does NOT make you stronger.— your_recovery_matters (@recovery_your) April 8, 2022
Trauma makes you traumatised..
7. The world felt that
I wish someone understood the random very deep breath I have to take every once in a while throughout my day.— ♛ (@notpenggirl) December 1, 2021
9. No more.
If I have to go through any more character development my character is gonna develop into a villain— Neemo 🇿🇦🇵🇸 (@ne3m0) December 14, 2021
Nurse: You scored a 25/27 on your mental health questionnaire.— Steggy (Jeff Stegner) (@Steggy) February 2, 2023
Me: So that means I’m good at mental health, right?
*Crisis counselor enters room*
Me: Ah, beans.
11. An anxious joke
Therapist: "And what do we say when life disappoints us?"— scha·den·freu·de (@BlisterPearl) October 18, 2022
Me: Called it.
12. Life sucks!
the other day i politely returned the question “how are you doing?” at a driver who asked the same of me, and he replied, “oh, you know, same soup just reheated” and i can’t stop thinking about that— 4ambag🎒 (@4ambag) March 31, 2019
13. Leave me alone
Cell phones have made everyone think they deserve 24/7 access to others, and it’s simply not true. I do not & will not respond immediately. I’ll do it when I have the time & mental space for it.— amanduh (@sadddbitchclub) June 19, 2021
at this point my coping mechanisms are probably worse than my actual problems— justin (@farringt0n) December 29, 2020
15. Breaking into tiny pieces
Did you know it takes a plastic bag 20-100 years to break down, yet it takes me approximately 1 minor inconvenience— ness. (@nessajewell) January 24, 2020
16. Existential crisis
I usually get addicted to literally anything that distracts me from the fact i exist— !. (@__amide) March 28, 2023
17. In my own bubble
no YOU live in a society. i live in my meticulously crafted daydream universe that i’ve been using as a coping mechanism since childhood— ᶜᵒⁿˢᵗᵃⁿᵗⁱⁿᵉ (@greenIight) October 1, 2019
18. It's a flop
Social anxiety feels like being in a movie where everyone has the script except for you.— Cometa (@cometaorg) January 22, 2020
19. No in between
Kids who grew up "academically gifted" are now anxious adults who have thousands of abandoned hobbies and spiral into self hate whenever they make basic mistakes, or they are doctors— kelsey gamble ✈️ post GDC sleep (@kindofsquishy) September 16, 2020
There is no in between
20. Mind blown
I want to upgrade my depression to the one that makes you create "Starry Night" and not the one that has you lay in bed and try and eat a bagel without having to use your hands.— Azoxy (@Azoxyreal) July 25, 2022
21. Blues clues
no they’re not “symptoms of depression.” they’re blues clues— meredith (@dietz_meredith) November 30, 2020
22. Into a downward spiral
due to personal reasons i’m assuming the worst— melissa broder (@melissabroder) November 4, 2021
23. Relax, what's that?
I do not relax, I merely simmer in anxiety in different locations— Shenanigans (@Shenanigans_luv) July 21, 2020
24. In need of comfort
PSA: I DO NOT care how many blankets I have, I will always be thrilled when receiving a blanket as a gift. I want infinite comfort items.— High School Probs (@ltsHighSchool) March 17, 2019
25. Did you laugh?
Them: Do you look better in pictures or in person?— tbh (@ShaunAgain1) October 7, 2022
Me: Listen, I’m funny