Everyone needs to make a big decision at one time or another. It might be related to work, family, a relationship, or a health situation. It could be anything where you feel like there’s a lot at stake. You go back and forth, weighing your options as you wrestle with the situation.
Facing a big decision in your life can be a stressful and emotionally draining experience. Getting trapped in unhelpful thinking patterns doesn't help; it only increases your stress and make things even more difficult.
Make things easier for yourself, and ultimately make a better decision, by avoiding the following four traps when you need to make a big decision.
Your life is filled with decisions. Some of those decisions are trivial and inconsequential; they're of little concern beyond the immediate moment. And some of those decisions appear trivial initially, as their effects only come into view with the passing of time.
Ultimately, all your decisions come together to shape the trajectory of your life, and there's only so much that can be reversed or undone along the way. Therefore, it makes sense to give thought to your decision making process.
The following 12 quotes by some of the most insightful minds in the world will help you take a closer look at the power of decisions in your life.
You have a decision to make and you don't know what you should do. You keep running things over in your head, but you just can't seem to figure out what's best. Going over things repeatedly isn't moving you forward, it's just making you feel more frustrated and unsettled.
Here are five ways you can gain clarity when you're struggling to make a decision and can't figure out what you should do.
Much of your life is determined by the decisions you make on a daily basis. Many of those decisions are simple and straightforward. But every now and then, you face a decision that makes you feel like you're carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders.
What happens when you're facing a decision that's guaranteed to have some fallout no matter what you do? What if you find yourself caught between a rock and a hard place, as the saying goes, with no easy answers? When you finally make your decision, how do you know it was the right one?
Here are four signs you made the right decision in a difficult situation.
The decisions you make over the course of your life play a huge role in shaping the direction and outcome of your life. A few poor choices along the way are inevitable, and sometimes the worst situations we experience can be our greatest teachers, if we're willing to learn from them.
But as much as you can, you want to make the best decisions possible, as often as possible. You do this is by staying out of the decision-making danger zone.
Welcome back! Regular blog posts have resumed, and November's theme is decision-making.
What gets in the way of good decision-making? How can you make better decisions in your life?
Get practical tips while gaining insight into your own decision-making process throughout the month of November.
Tips for achieving optimal wellness, inside and out.