Quick decision making offers an opportunity for the decisive, but is dangerous for the ill-prepared. Here I explain why you need to slow down
The topic of personal decision-making captures the essence of how we make decisions in our personal lives. This includes big decisions such as setting life goals or the just as important process of creating good habits.
We all want to make good decisions. But all too often, we end up making a bad decision, ignoring common sense as we fool ourselves.
Knowing that feelings are temporary offers us a moment of choice; to accept the temporary feelings – or to find a way through our thoughts to a safer, more logical way of thinking.
It always happens to me, losing my focus. In a world of noise, whether it be my Twitter feed or the challenge of looking after my parents, my concentration slips, and I’ve lost focus, again.
As a starting point in any decision, you would struggle to do better than pause and reflect.
It’s your only instruction. The only rule you need to follow, the only decision you need to make is to start today.
Perspectives enable you to picture yourself in the future, and understanding what good looks like, but also what bad might look like.
Life goals offer us a platform; not just to set some ambitious goals of building wealth, but something more. Life goals can lead us to our ideal life.
We delay and delay, thinking tomorrow will be brighter, drier, calmer, - all somehow different. But what if tomorrow isn’t there?
With non-binary decisions, the choices we make aren’t based on simple yes or no answers.