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Artist Comically Answers Common Questions with Illustrated Charts and Diagrams

Am I Overthinking This? Chart Illustrations by Michelle Rial

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Whether you rehash something that happened in the past or worry too much about what might happen in the future, overthinking things is a common issue we all struggle with. Artist Michelle Rial illustrates those relatable ruminations with comical charts and diagrams in her book, Am I Overthinking This?

The playful book is a compilation of Rial’s Real Life Charts Projects, a series she started creating while healing from chronic neck injury. Rial covers big topics like, ”How do I achieve work-life balance?” and “What if I fail?,” but she also answers those silly questions we all ask ourselves occasionally, including “Am I eating too much cheese?,” and “Do I have too many plants?” Whatever the topic, each issue is thoughtfully addressed with cleverly illustrated charts that are sure to bring a smile to your face.

From watercolor Venn diagrams to bar charts featuring real objects such as leaves and pieces of cheese, Rial’s playful charts and diagrams are a joy to witness. “This book has dreams of being on your coffee table, but hopefully never as a coaster,” says Rial. “It dreams of being a gift to your friend with the very serious plant hobby. It hopes to be a reminder that there isn’t always one right answer—and that, sometimes, the only answer is to pick a path and keep moving.”

You can now grab your own copy of Rial’s fantastic Am I Overthinking This? book on Amazon.

Artist Michelle Rial illustrates relatable thoughts and questions with comical charts and diagrams in her book, Am I Overthinking This?

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Each issue (big or small) is thoughtfully addressed with cleverly illustrated charts that are sure to bring a smile to your face.

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