Have you ever heard of decision fatigue?
Decision fatigue is the deteriorating quality of decisions made by an
individual after a long session of decision making (source)
decisions. Every.single.day. That seems crazy! And to give it some perspective, your child
will make around 3,000. Even that is a
shocking number of decisions each and every day. No wonder we are all so overwhelmed and
stressed. We are all constantly trying
to make the best decisions for ourselves and our families.
decision for our family, but inevitably comparison can seep into your decision
written down, and firmly in place.
easier for you and your family.
oftentimes if you are not actively making the decisions they will be made for
you. What happens is you begin to be
dragged by the current, and while sometimes it is necessary, and you want to go
with the flow, other times you realize that the decisions you are making are
not the right ones for your family.
family are not always the common decisions that you see most people make. Not only is there decision fatigue with the amount of decisions we make in a
day, but then if you make a decision outside the norm, you have to then explain why you are making that decision. This can cause you to second guess yourself, or also just be wearying on you.
from your day, but there are some simple ways to move beyond decision fatigue,
and to relieve some of that stress from your entire decision making process. Tomorrow we will talk about one of the best
ways to combat decision fatigue.
find yourself having decision fatigue? Which
decisions are the hardest for you to come to a conclusion on?