How Your Problem Solving and Decision Making Abilities Weaken EACH Day

Throughout each and every day we all encounter problem solving and decision making situations that seem, at least on the surface, to be mundane and routine! Whether it’s how to dress, what to eat or how to handle simple conflicts in personalities this continuous ‘barrage’ of choices can deplete your mental resources leaving you with decision fatigue! Consider your cognitive resources as a freshly charged battery at the beginning of every day that gets worn down from use leaving you with less energy and a diminished ability to focus by days end! This is normal even though most people are not aware this is occurring but the fact of the matter is this decision fatigue is actually holding you back from being more productive and thus more successful! Fear not because there are ways to manage this fatigue so you can stay productive but first let’s get a better understanding of how this occurs and how to work around it!

Decision fatigue and productive mornings

“Making decisions uses the very same willpower that you use to say no to doughnuts, drugs, or illicit sex,” says Roy F. Baumeister, a psychologist who studies decision fatigue and the co-author of “Willpower: Rediscovering …

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Being making decisions can be a ‘fatiguing’ experience for your mind, let’s now investigate some tips you can use to keep mentally sharp all day long…

8 Ways to Combat Decision Fatigue

It’s a fact that decision fatigue can lead to analysis paralysis and overwhelm our daily lives. On the one hand, choices give us freedom and allow us to see the possibilities, especially for the important things in life.

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Be it blogging or interacting with others through the use of social media, you always want to be at your best. The mental exhaustion we all experience from making choices all throughout the day can limit your performance! It therefore stands to reason to discover or devise ways in which the mental fatigue you experience on a daily basis is better managed to minimize its effect! The following video offers some practical advice on how YOU can better manage the mental exhaustion you feel from making choices all day long so that you can remain mentally sharp and productive!


Recognizing how problem solving and decision making, a relatively normal series of events we all encounter each and every day, can deplete your mental reserves is the first step in managing it! Commonly referred to as decision fatigue, this condition diminishes your ability to stay focused thereby reducing your productivity which is obviously holding you back from getting more done and being more successful than you already are! The folks you heard from above have offered explanations about how decision fatigue occurs and how to minimize its effects on you so that you can remain as productive as possible for as long as possible! Now that you have a better understanding as to why we all tend to seek ways to relax and let our minds unwind at the end of the day, you can use the simple suggestions offered above to prolong your productivity and increase your successes!


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