Decision Fatigue
Decisions can really drain your energy, but they don’t have to...
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Posted by Jill Puleo
Last updated 18 days ago

Decision fatigue is a real thing. Studies show that adults make a staggering 35,000 decisions on a daily basis! While they differ in levels of importance, all of those decisions still have to be processed by the brain and carried out by the body. It’s not hard to see that the inability to make a decision can really drain your energy. 


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Dr. Neil Farber offers some tips on how to make it easier to make decisions and keep moving through your day.

1. Make decisions based on what is actually known. 
We all have a tendency to ruminate about possibilities instead of looking at the concrete facts. When we stick to what we actually know, we can stay focused on what’s real, not imagined.

2. Consider your values.
Decisions become less difficult to make when we consider who we are and what we stand for. Make sure that your choice falls in line with your overall principles, and you can’t go wrong.

3. Put your happiness first.
This one may seem like a no-brainer, but the truth is that many of us make decisions that benefit others but may not benefit
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