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Trouble Making Decisions? Read This!

Susie Moore | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

You don't need everything figured out. You just need to get clear on what we want, then start to walk in that direction. Independence and choice have great power and potential for you on the path of becoming your highest self. Claim your power now.

Letters to Our Former Selves

Ari Andersen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ari Andersen

I have embarked upon a quest to learn -- and hopefully to grow -- from the wisdom of my elders. The past is humanity's great equalizer, and we all have a story worth sharing.

You're the CEO -- You Decide

Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD

At first it might sound a little daunting to get started with integrative decision making. Even when making a relatively rash decision, you might get that frustrating feeling of weighing far too many options. A well-thought-out decision might feel like it has even more moving parts.

Fail Forward Fast: Get Over Being Right and Get On With Getting On With It

Edward Muzio | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

I'd like for you to get over the idea that you should be making correct decisions. If that sounds like a dumb thing to say, consider this: When you...

How Do You Make a Major Life Decision?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

I recently had dinner with a former client whom I had worked with about 15 years ago. Cassie (not her real name) was in her teens then and she is now ...

Break the Routine -- Be Deliberate

Minh Chau | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Minh Chau

We should act with purpose and make decisions that make us happy -- even if those decisions are disjointed or are against the norms. The dots, sooner or later, will connect.

DECISIONS

Richard Koch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

To decide or not to decide, that is the question. Men and women make decisions, in a way that other animals do not. Does a rabbit decide to excavate...

Important Distinctions Between Litigation and Mediation

Mark Baer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Throughout the conference, the panelists kept reiterating that what occurs in court is state specific, "locale specific," and jurist specific. In other words, results vary from judge to judge based upon the judge's biases, beliefs, assumptions and values. I think this should really scare anyone and everyone.

What Are These Thoughts in My Head and Where Do They Come From?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

The first step is to realize that we have these different voices offering up their advice. They all want things to be done their way. The challenge is to get this "committee" to come together in a consensus so we can make a decision that's for the highest good for all of our parts.

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make In Divorce

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

Divorce is no walk in the park but there are things that you can do to make getting through this time easier and less painful, such as being aware of these five most common mistakes.

3 Ways To Overcome Ambivalence -- And Make Better Decisions

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Regardless of which area of your life where you find yourself most ambivalent, you won't move forward until you allow yourself to take charge and make the best decision you can with the information you have available to you.

Inside Boehner's Brain: A Neuroscience Perspective

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dr. Douglas Fields

The search for a path to compromise can be found in the latest research on the neurobiological basis of social behavior.

Paying Attention

Irene Tanner | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

As I inch forward along this well-worn road, I know by now that to stay alert, awake and attentive is essential to avoiding the pitfalls of mere wishful thinking and downright deception, whether by oneself or well-meaning others.

7 Ways to Run Meetings That Don't Waste Your Time

Dorie Clark | Posted 11.17.2013 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

Which kind of meetings does your company have? Here are some strategies to fend off the more pernicious elements of contemporary meeting mania.

Decision-Making Strategies Of The Uber-Successful

Posted 07.10.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott For any one of the 70 decisions you make daily (especially the biggies), these eight research-backed strategies take you way beyond...

Why We Only Trust Advice With a Price Tag

Francesca Gino | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business
Francesca Gino

In the case of advice, it seems we feel compelled to use recommendations we've paid for so that we can justify the expense to ourselves. This could explain why we often take so much pride in the expensive products and services we buy, taking the number on the price tag as a signal of quality.

Broken Dreams

Christine Eilvig | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

Listening to the inner alarm takes deep courage, especially when we are in love with a dream and when that dream involves other people or a living creature. Broken dreams hurt -- even when they don't fit into the life we envision for ourselves.

Believe in Something

Shelby Doherty | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Shelby Doherty

It's life-changing decisions like these when you really need to believe that this is all part of the plan. Don't look at bad decisions or bad outcomes as a negative thing; instead find the positive that comes out of them, because there is always a positive even if you don't realize it yet.

Collateral Damage

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Choices in Life

James Van Praagh | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living
James Van Praagh

Before making any major choice in life, I gift myself with time to sit and contemplate. I bring myself into a meditative state and bring myself into the stillness of the silence.

How Do We Humans Ever Make Good Decisions?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.25.2013 | Science
Dr. Jim Taylor

Of course, there is no way we can completely resist all the genetic, neurological, psychological, emotional and social forces that influence our decision making. But a few simple steps can prevent us from making truly appalling decisions.

Decisions, Decisions

Lynn Cluess Manzione | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn Cluess Manzione

I do believe that decision is all about giving ourselves power. We are not as weak as we think! And if you feel you are -- dig a little deeper

How To Make Decisions You Won't Regret

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Think about a current situation in your life in which you're contemplating a big decision. Here is how to avoid second-guessing or regrets to feel best about your decision, as well as to master the decision-making process itself.

Power Meditation and Business: Redefining 'Success'

Vivian Norris | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Failure, competition, and ultimately business is all about human experience. Power meditation can be done daily in 15-20 minutes, and goes beyond mindfulness into actually boosting self-esteem and effectiveness.

The Many Choices

Christine Eilvig | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

Decisions and choices give momentum and then we are rolling. From there, energy can move and things can land. The choice is ours. We can't do anything wrong, and we can always make new choices. Things are rarely so serious and final as they seem.