So Many Choices: 6 Secrets Great Decision Makers Know On How to Avoid Decision Fatigue

how to avoid decision fatigue?– Rest, Let it go, Self Care, Reduce, Cut, Simplify

So many choices. After a long and tiring day you may not be able to make any other decision, even if it’s something simple like what you pick up for dinner or what movie you watch on Netflix. This is what we call “decision fatigue” and we have already met this term in this trip on effective decision-making when we were talking about the importance of decision-making and how too many options lead to decision paralysis and procrastination.

It has a lot to do with exhaustion, and exhaustion probably has decision fatigue in its root causes most of the time.

How To Overcome Overthinking – The 3 Key Ways to Stop Overthinking Your Decisions And Finally Take Action

How To Overcome Overthinking – “Don't get too deep, it leads to over thinking, and over thinking leads to problems that doesn't even exist in the first place.” – Jayson Engay

How to overcome overthinking? For many of us, the biggest problem with decision-making is that we rethink. We take much more time than necessary and review each option before finally making our decision. In the worst case, we hesitate indefinitely. If this happens to you too much, you’ll find very difficult moving forward in life.

Choice Overload: Too Many Options Lead To Decision Paralysis And Procrastination

To describe what choice overload is, we’ll delve into a habitual example: have you ever been in the shop to pick up a simple item, say a jar of jam, and then be overwhelmed by the plethora of choices?

Choice overload - In a world where we have Too Many Choices and too little time, the obvious thing to do is Just Ignore Stuff Seth Godin

We all experienced that. If we have too many options to choose from, we will eventually postpone the decision altogether. In other words, too many choices can lead to procrastination, and that can be a big problem. …

Programmed Decision-Making: The Simple and Smart Way to Beat Decision Fatigue

Your life is shaped by the decisions you take every second. Making decisions all day and every day requires a lot of work and can be very tiring. It is therefore not surprising that many successful people, who have to make a large number of important decisions, do everything they can to reduce their choices when and where they can. Programmed Decision-Making is a strategy that help them doing that.

programmed-decision-making - successful people do everything they can do to reduce their choices with programmed decision-making

Importance of Decision-Making Skills in Every Aspect of Your Life

“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide“ – Napoleon BonaparteHow good are you at decision making? What’s the importance of decision-making skills in your life?

Decision-making is something that has the potential of making a huge impact on all areas of your life, so it’s a question well worth pondering.

4 Questions to A Positive Future You Can Believe In

positive future - optimism is the most important human trait - Seth Godin

When your self-belief begins to rise, you discover new options you never thought of. A before desolate and depressing outlook can be now filled with new opportunities and new experiences and create a new exciting positive future.

You now can anticipate the future you once dreaded. Your shiny future is waiting for you, so start from where you are today and choose the right direction towards it.

How are we going to do this? Get through these 4 questions.

Overcoming Self-Doubt: Discover How to Get Over Your Roadblocks to Self-Belief

overcoming self-doubt - doubt kills more dreams than failure ever willIf believing in yourself is considered the major cause of success, self-doubt is the main cause of failure. Overcoming self-doubt is for sure part of your development of believing in yourself.

We have seen that without self-esteem is impossible to believe in yourself. You have also to overcome negative thinking and external factors. Nevertheless, you may believe that you don’t have the means to better yourself or that you don’t deserve a better life. You can have roadblocks that are impeding your self-belief to blossom.

You first you have to identify what’s holding you back. Here are three common self-doubt traps that can keep you from living out your true potential.

Can’t Live Life Big Because of Your Environment?

live life big by fixing your environment - when a flower doesn't bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower - Alexander Den HeijerA number of things can cause low self-confidence and a lack of self-belief. We have seen that self-belief requires self-esteem and overcoming negative thinking. While these are internal factors, there are also external dynamics that can affect your self-belief in such an extent that will deeply affect your chances to live life big.

The space you live in can be a great source of support or suppression and your self-belief won’t take off if you are not aware of these factors and how they influence your life. Spend some time reflecting on your current life, ask yourself these questions and think about your answers.

The first factor is… your friends and family.

Overcoming Negative Self-Talk To Conquer Your Self-Belief

Overcoming negative self-talk - you're only as good as your next thought of yourself - Curtis Tyrone JonesWhen you don’t like yourself, you’ll evaluate yourself negatively in many things you do and very likely you’ll engage in a negative self-talk. This is why low self-esteem is one of the most important reasons of negative self-talk and why overcoming negative self-talk requires addressing self-esteem at first when you are trying to recover your self-belief.

If negative thinking is the first of the 5 deadly mistakes that will kill your self-confidence and your self-belief, overcoming negative self-talk is the first target you should set to turn things around.

“You’re only as good as your next thought of yourself” ― Curtis Tyrone Jones

When you conquer negative self-talk, your self-esteem will improve and your self-belief gets a second chance. You’ll gain more self-confidence and you’ll feel more positive about your life in general.

The good news is that overcoming negative self-talk is possible and you can learn how to do it.

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