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Work and Play with Nancy Ray

Feb 16, 2021

It is estimated that the average adult makes about 35,000 remotely conscious decisions each and every day. That's crazy. 35,000 decisions a day. And of course, every decision we make, big or small, carries certain consequences with it.

When we feel overloaded by too many decisions, our ability to make good, clear decisions decreases, which is called “decision fatigue”: basically we just get so tired of making so many decisions. It doesn't matter how strong or smart you are. Your brain just says “I'm done today.”

I want to ask you simple question and let you in on a few ways that I'm trying to actively eliminate decision fatigue In my own life. 

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Atomic Habits, by James Clear

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