Posts Tagged ‘Decisions’

Four Uncommon Ways to Clear Your Mind and Make Big Decisions

What are some tips for battling decision-fatigue? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Jenny Blake, Author of PIVOT: The Only Move That Matters is Your Next One, on Quora. Decision-fatigue refers to the phenomenon that, like willpower, our ability to […]

What Research Says About Which Decisions We Regret The Most

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com Therese Huston is a cognitive psychologist at Seattle University and author of How Women Decide: What’s True, What’s Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2016).   Imagine this scenario, adapted from the book Stumbling on Happiness by Harvard University psychologist Daniel Gilbert. […]

Sharing in Tough Decisions: Guidelines for Making Medical Choices

By Kelly Michelson, MD MPH At two months old, when most babies are starting to smile, Anna* began getting weaker. Over the next several months, Anna would lose the ability to move her arms and legs, leaving only a few facial muscles functioning to express her thoughts. Anna had spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that […]

Ask Yourself These 3 Questions to Make Empowered Decisions

Life is full of choices. As we move out of childhood and into adulthood we experience more and more, and they are seemingly more “risky” choices. (As in, if we choose wrong, something terrible will happen — we will dig ourselves into huge debt, our relationships will fall apart, we will no longer be loved […]

Following Your Internal Compass and Making Your Own Decisions

Dad, who at the time was a fighter pilot in the United States Marine Corps, taught me how to navigate using a compass. The family was on a vacation in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. I was nine. He got me up that morning before dawn. Mom made us a huge breakfast. I was so […]

Your Baby, Your Way: Taking Charge of your Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenting Decisions for a Happier, Healthier Family

Your Baby, Your Way: Taking Charge of your Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenting Decisions for a Happier, Healthier Family A finalist for a Books for a Better Life Award, this eye-opening, must-read book arms parents with the information they need to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of their babies.In Your Baby, […]

You Can Do The Math: Overcome Your Math Phobia And Make Better Financial Decisions

You Can Do The Math: Overcome Your Math Phobia And Make Better Financial Decisions Every day we are faced with financial decisions. Should I buy that DVD player or 100 lottery tickets? What percentage of my salary should I allocate to my 401K? How much should I be saving for my daughter''s college education? Will […]

You Can Do the Math: Overcome Your Math Phobia and Make Better Financial Decisions

You Can Do the Math: Overcome Your Math Phobia and Make Better Financial Decisions Every day we are faced with financial decisions. Should I buy that DVD player or 100 lottery tickets? What percentage of my salary should I allocate to my 401K? How much should I be saving for my daughter’s college education? Will […]

Bold Health Decisions You Should Be Making IMMEDIATELY, And The Simple Reasons Why

Like most people, you probably experience the natural peaks and valleys of healthy living: You read about the newest fad, try it for a few weeks, realize it is not so fun/helpful and go back to your generally C+ fitness regimen. But maybe that’s because you’re not going big enough. Maybe those baby steps have […]

Experts Weigh Officer’s Decisions Leading To Fatal Shooting Of Michael Brown

In his first public interview this week, Darren Wilson, the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., was asked whether he could have done anything differently that would have prevented the killing. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the […]

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

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The Breast Cancer Book: What You Need to Know to Make Informed Decisions (Yale University Press Health & Wellness) Reviews

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Critical Decisions: How You and Your Doctor Can Make the Right Medical Choices Together

Critical Decisions: How You and Your Doctor Can Make the Right Medical Choices Together <P> We’ve all been there, sitting uncomfortably in a paper gown as a doctor impassively describes our prognosis. Sometimes it’s simple and treatable. Other times we get news we can’t fathom and then are faced with decisions that are literally life […]

Creating Evidence for Better Health Financing Decisions

Creating Evidence for Better Health Financing Decisions Any analysis of health financing issues has to begin with sound estimates of the level and flow of resources in a health system, including total levels of spending, the sources of health expenditures, the uses of funds in terms of services purchased, and in terms of who purchases […]

Stages of Senior Care: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Best Decisions

Stages of Senior Care: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Best Decisions A USA Today BESTSELLER! “Informative. Complete. And practical. This book will guide family caregivers through the surprisingly complex world of senior care.”—MEHMET OZ, M.D., New York Times bestselling coauthor of YOU: The Owner’s Manual: The Complete All-in-One Care Guide Choosing the best care […]