Decision-making: A guide for the indecisive
Listen to voices
In this article

Listen to voices

You know that little voice in your head that says something might be a bad idea? And that other little voice that argues it's the best idea ever?

You're not going crazy. We often have oppositional thoughts when we're making a decision, and it's down to us to judge which makes the most sense.

"There are often competing 'voices' in our head that want different outcomes," Robbie says.

"To cut to the chase, ask yourself, 'If it was now five years in the future, what would have been the best decision to make?'"

This will allow you to balance the potential consequences of your decision and should prevent you from settling for what's easiest right now.

"I trust our long term sense of vision to be the arbiter of these 'voices'," Robbie concludes.

Women in Focus Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
17 Things You Should Never Say To A Dog LoverThe best ideas for New Year's Eve worldwide!
Celebrity silver foxes: hot men with grey hairFatigue fighters: 8 foods that boost your energy
Latest… 2016/10/28
Compulsive spending
Managing money
Scrapbooking: making a scrapbook album like a pro
Work for yourself - get your small business online
See all Women in Focus guides
Teaching kids about money
See all Women in Focus videos