Making Decisions

Some Advice on Overcoming Decision Fear

Are you hesitant to make choices? Do you wish to understand how to better handle decisions that will alter your life? If yes, then you should read this article. One of the most fundamental human experiences is decision-making, which can be equally exhilarating and scary. I’ll give you three suggestions in this post on how to make the process of life formation less terrible so you may feel less frightened and be more focused on what matters to you and what course to take.

  1. Don’t Depend on Other People’s Advice – The dread and paralysis of making independent judgements is one of the most prevalent behaviours I observe in modern culture. We may easily spend tens, sometimes even hundreds of hours online looking into what is best for us. Even if doing some research could be a good idea, especially before making major decisions like relocating to another country or getting a new career, it’s still crucial that we avoid being overwhelmed and lost in the research itself. We frequently forget that the choice is ours and that even the finest counsel may be greatly impacted and coloured by another person’s life experience and ideas. Remember that always.

Use Other People’s Advice to Your Advantage. Getting other people’s advice is fantastic because it may help you view a certain problem from a unique angle that you would not have thought of otherwise. The fact is that it’s best to consider a wide range of perspectives and outlooks while making decisions. Use them, though, just as what they are different viewpoints from individuals who are not you. It’s often helpful to get feedback from others who have been in your shoes, especially if they have more expertise and can help you prepare or point out things you would not have seen otherwise. Your Call, Your Life. Never forget that only you know what makes your soul sing. Even if they have a good guess, keep in mind that they are still only making an educated assumption. Therefore, always ensure that you are making your own decisions in the end. The decision as to what is best for you must be made by you.

  1. What Might Occur Next? The potency of the following question is one you should never undervalue: Possibly what? We’re frequently quite adept at inventing mental obstacles that prevent us from approaching a problem from a more logical standpoint. Our ability to make the decision we wish to make is frequently hampered by it. As a consequence, we can be too terrified to make any decisions at all. However, keep in mind that not making a decision or doing that action is also a decision. Be open to the unknown. The fact is that change always carries with it a degree of uncertainty, regardless of the route it takes. This is bound to happen. Most of the time, making a decision involves moving from point A to point B, but it might also include choosing the direction you’ll travel in. And occasionally, regardless of your decision, you still reach the same place. The irony of life refers to it.

List the advantages and disadvantages. Whether on paper or in your head, make a list. The advantages and disadvantages of your choice should be made apparent. Because despite the impression that everything is either in black or white, or just pros or only drawbacks, depending on your perspective. It is quite helpful to know what you give up and what you may get from a new route in life, whether it be in employment, a relationship, or anything else for that matter, as you’ll become more aware of what the circumstance can provide and what it can take away. You are once more dealing with uncertainty. Because you can never predict how life will turn out or what cards you’ll be dealt. However, you offer yourself an opportunity to make better judgements if you approach the situation logically and are clear about the hazards and potential outcomes.

  1. Make Decisions That Fit Your Lifestyle – Making decisions that fit your lifestyle and present situation is one of the most important components of making decisions. On the whole, certain choices could seem correct, but they might not be exactly what you need or want. What Are Your Objectives and Principles? What goals do you have for your life? What do you want to achieve and gain from it? What do you hold most dear? Each of these inquiries is essential to your decision-making. In the excitement of the moment, we could occasionally become blind. In such circumstances, it is crucial that we pause and carefully assess the circumstance we are in. Do our actions reflect our beliefs and values? Do we live our lives in accordance with the aspirations and objectives we have? Always take the time to carefully consider your options and consider these fundamental areas of your life, especially before making significant decisions that might change the course of your whole life.

Conclusion – Making decisions is one of the most fascinating elements of being a human. Even though we frequently lack freedom, we nevertheless have some degree of choice in life, and these choices ultimately mould the course of our lives. Making decisions may be quite stressful since you’re going into the unknown. I genuinely hope the advice above will enable you to make more deliberate and mindful judgements. I wish you luck!

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. sicetnon3 says:

    “luck” is a curious conclusion

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    1. GS says:

      Perhaps 🤔

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      1. sicetnon3 says:

        What might luck transformed be? Perhaps it’s “good luck”?

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      2. GS says:

        Philosophers have been concerned about the role of luck or, as it is sometimes referred to as fortune. Among Ancient philosophers such as Aristotle attention was given to the extent to which a person’s character and flourishing depended on luck or, putting it differently, depended on factors outside a person’s control.

        And then there is psychology

        In a paper published in Developmental Psychology, psychology professor Jacqueline D. Woolley of University of Texas, defined luck in three ways: a supernatural event; an explanation people use to make sense of certain events; and a personal attribute one has within themselves.

        Which one would you choose?

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      3. sicetnon3 says:

        Perhaps it chooses me. My inclination is towards the most transformative.

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      4. GS says:


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      5. sicetnon3 says:

        You win the Easter Egg! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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      6. GS says:


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  2. Susan L Hart says:

    You Liked my post earlier today. As you know, this post could have been written especially for me regarding the conundrum I expressed in mine. Thanks for the perspective. 😉

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    1. GS says:



  3. Ayub Munanga says:

    Wow! Very informative. Do you know something? You’ve said it in a very unique and wonderful way. Keep the juices flowing!

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    1. GS says:

      Thanks Ayub.


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