Once you’ve identified the type of decision you have to make, the next step is to actually make the decision.
Recognizing Decision Types
Once you identify which category your decision falls under, you can begin the process of making the decision.
The Cost of Making too Many Decisions
Have you noticed the end of the day is when you are more likely to make the impulsive online purchase, send the angry text, or stop by the fast-food restaurant on your way home? It could be that you are experiencing decision fatigue. Our ability to make good decisions is … Read More
Rationalization is Unhealthy
Over the past few months, I’ve written about a number of defense mechanisms and the important role they play in human interaction. Defense mechanisms reflect the mind’s brilliantly creative approach to protecting itself. While each of them can be effective in different situations, I freely admit that rationalization is my … Read More
Decision Making with Distractions
Thanks to technology, travel, and education, we live in a world of almost endless possibilities. We have access to opportunities and experiences that previous generations couldn’t have even imagined. However, it’s also easier than ever to lose focus, to lose valuable time simply sorting through our options. It can feel … Read More