Weekend Reading: 10 Things You Can Do To Overcome Decision Fatigue

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Feeling overwhelmed by decisions, big and small? Here are proven tactics to declutter your mind and simplify your life, leaving more room for enjoying your retirement.


Key Points:

  • Prioritize: Identify your "ONE Thing" – the most important task – and tackle it first each day to streamline your focus
  • Automate: Establish routines and systems for recurring tasks to free up mental bandwidth for more important choices
  • Rejuvenate: Prioritize physical activity and mental breaks like meditation, journaling, or hobbies to recharge and enhance decision-making
  • Delegate: Empower others to make decisions whenever possible, both in personal life and financial matters
  • Eliminate: If a decision isn't essential to your well-being or long-term goals, let it go