It can strike when we consider looking for a new job, debate starting our own company, are faced with multiple job offers, or when we're confronted by the dreaded question, "Is this really what I want to be doing?"
The problem here is not just that people are discouraged from self-determination. Modern society is organized to avoid human choice. Ever-more-detailed rules are designed to prevent people from acting on their own sense of right and wrong.
To make smarter choices and lead in ways that are more satisfying for others to follow, we must first do one thing better according to Why Quitters Win author, Nick Taster. That trait is to quit doing things sooner that don't support your top goal.
It's a small field, most have run against each other, often swapping placings. So be ready for a rumble when five battle-tested New York-breds run in the $100,000 John Morrissey Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, Thursday, August 1.
Some of our biggest inside battles involve changing habits to create a more meaningful, congenial life with others. Try six research-based tips for turning the page to the next chapter of the adventure story we are truly meant to live.
You can't avoid the 171 varieties of cheese at the grocery store, complex work situations, or the challenges of raising a family. What you can choose to do each day is only put yourself in situations where the stress is worth it.