How to Deal With Decision Fatigue

Decision fatigue. 

This is something I have mentioned before and it is a real thing that I have seen clients of mine suffer from- especially during a declutter session. In today’s episode I explain what decision fatigue is, and how limiting our possessions can help prevent us from decision fatigue in our day to day life.

Key Takeaways to Tune In For

  • [00:57] Researchers at Cornell University estimate that we make 226.7 daily decisions just about FOOD. 
  • [01:35] It is also estimated that the average adult makes 35,000 remotely conscious decisions EVERY DAY. 
  • [02:13] Some of these decisions are by default whereas others are more active decisions. 
  • [04:10] What is decision fatigue?
  • [05:29] How decision fatigue affects you and your brain
  • [09:28] It is important to be aware of when you feel decision fatigue coming on so that you can avoid any impulsive behavior
  • [09:43] 6 tips to help avoid decision fatigue
  • [18:33] When you feel decision fatigue coming on, especially during a declutter session: take a break, eat some protein, hydrate and then go back to finish the task. 
  • [19:37] Why I don’t suggest listening to music while you declutter
  • [21:53] When you are doing that 1 task, your brain will function better when it’s able to focus on just that one task.

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