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Overcoming Decision Fatigue

What to do when Decision Fatigue sets in.   I read somewhere that the average person makes 35,000 decisions per day. This seems a very unlikely number so it must include some very small ones like which foot to put forward first. Whatever the actual number, modern life provides us with so many choices/options/alternatives that we are sometimes overwhelmed by them. This leads to the … Continue reading Overcoming Decision Fatigue

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Avoiding Decision Fatigue: 5 Preventive Measures That Really Work

Decision fatigue can kill motivation, hamper productivity and sabotage happiness. This makes it very important to prevent it from raising its ugly head. Good habits set so firmly in place that you don’t have to think about them are key to Avoiding Decision fatigue: Continue reading Avoiding Decision Fatigue: 5 Preventive Measures That Really Work

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Decision Fatigue: A Modern Malady

  “Keep your options open.” “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket!” “Explore all other avenues!” “Think of all the possible scenarios!” You are constantly bombarded by this kind of advice from parents, teachers, counselors, media persons; anyone and everyone you interact with. This conditions you to believe that a wide range of choice or diverse options are a good thing, rather, an essential … Continue reading Decision Fatigue: A Modern Malady

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid the Stress of Modern Living

Stress is a terrible thing that overpowers thought, senses and emotions. It brings in its wake anxiety, panic and loss of control: all emotions that can sabotage happiness. Here are five simple tips that, if practiced regularly, can become reflexes that can enable you to avoid stress: Pack loose Has this ever happened to you: You are travelling abroad tomorrow morning. It is 8 pm … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Avoid the Stress of Modern Living

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5 Productivity Hacks You Already Know But Keep Forgetting

After reading a piece on productivity or time management, have you ever thought, ”But I know that already.” Chances are, that like me, you are aware of many of the tips offered but you tend to forget them. We tend not to remember things that are not uppermost in our minds: hence the need for memos, agendas and to-do lists. The first hour of your … Continue reading 5 Productivity Hacks You Already Know But Keep Forgetting

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7 Easy Ways to Eat That Frog Now

In 2007, productivity and time management coach Brian Tracy wrote a book based on a quote attributed to the classic novelist and satirist Mark Twain. His book has been used and quoted by innumerable people since. Mark Twain is supposed to have said: If the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go through the day with the … Continue reading 7 Easy Ways to Eat That Frog Now

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

” Alice laughed,”There’s no use trying,”she said, “One can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen, “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” These lines from Alice in Wonderland have always intrigued me. Lewis Carroll wrote them in the … Continue reading Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast