Why are people prone to making bad decisions?
Many would argue that poor choices are a part of life, and while understanding cognitive behaviour is an extensive process, the only way you can prevent the destructive effects of these choices in your life is to avoid making them.
It is easy enough when you are self-aware, but what about those times when you are not?
Our brains are hardwired to make choices based on shortcuts, resulting in more economical and quicker judgments. So, how can you train your mind to avoid these shortcuts and make better choices all the time?
Seeking and Relying on Good Information and Guidance
When you are faced with difficult choices, you often seek the guidance of experts or people you trust.
There are times when you get valid information from these sources, but there are also instances when you need to challenge the advice given to ensure that you are provided with accurate information.
Emotional and mental clarity is also possible through psychic guidance. A good psychic will help you come up with a personal roadmap and empower you to make decisions by weighing the benefits and consequences of each choice.
Avoiding Common Pitfalls
Two of the most common issues that lead a person to decide poorly are assumptions regarding possible best-case scenarios and guessing what might not go well.
If these two pitfalls plague your decision-making process all the time, you need to rethink your method to avoid making similar mistakes.
Examine Your History
Experts say that people rarely learn from previous errors because of the emotional difficulty to own up to these mistakes.
Despite the challenge, you will need to shed light on these concerns if you want to understand why you made a mistake in the first place. Only by facing the problem head-on will you be able to figure out a solution.