5 Ways To Make Better Decisions

Guidelines for turning people, things, and commitments down

“Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful…”

― José N. Harris

And we humans don’t like risk.

1 || Understand that everything is a choice.

Dr. William Glasser on his Choice Theory — YouTube.com

2 || Avoid Cognitive Dissonance.

“You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.”
― Michelle Obama

3 || Make decisions in the best way you know-how.

Follow your best instincts, thoughts, OR feelings.

4 || Cut down your options.

“The straight line, a respectable optical illusion which ruins many a man.”
― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

5 || Be willing to make the wrong choice.

“Part of the decision-making process involves letting go of the perfect image we had hoped to achieve.” — Alison Thayer, Psychotherapist

Make good choices!

Life is good — let’s talk about it. Author of On Purpose: Discovering You Are With The Enneagram, and online content creator.

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