Want to stop indecision?
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Want to stop indecision?

Want to stop indecision? This can definitely be a challenge for us highly sensitive people. Here are some thoughts about this very sensitive topic.

Stop the Indecision: How to Eliminate Bad Habits that Cloud Your Thinking By Luda Kopeikina

You know how you feel when you have a “light bulb” moment—when suddenly the solution to a problem becomes crystal clear. What if those were regular occurrences instead of elusive moments? (more…)

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Do you have trouble making decisions?

Do you have trouble making decisions? Many highly sensitive people, as well as others, have trouble making decisions. However, we must make decisions in life whether we want to or not. Not making a decision is a decision. We make simple choices such as, what time to get up each morning, as well as more difficult ones.

Decision making is a definite challenge for me because of my fear of making a mistake, which is due to my highly sensitive perfectionist character trait. However, I’ve come to realize that it’s better to make wrong decisions and learn from my mistakes than to endlessly weigh pros and cons. When I avoid or postpone decisions, I feel a sense of powerlessness. (more…)

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Do you overthink?

Do you overthink? I know this is a funny question to ask a highly sensitive person. I definitely do! I’m making a conscious effort to eradicate this habit that makes me crazy.

Highly sensitive people seem to be natural over analyzers. It’s fine to analyze something, but it becomes counterproductive to overdo it. Ruminating over possible solutions to problems raises anxiety and lessons our ability to solve problems.

When I overthink something, it’s because I’m trying to make a “perfect” decision. I have to keep reminding myself that there’s no perfect decision. Being a perfectionist keeps you stuck in perpetual disappointment. (more…)

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Does a decision have one solution?

Does a decision have one solution? The answer is a definitive NO! Is life an all or nothing proposition? What do you think?

Why do we highly sensitive people look at making decisions as a life or death proposition? Do we really need to add extra drama to our lives?

There are different solutions to the dilemmas that we have in our lives. It’s human nature to overlook the many options that we have. The key is to expand our thinking, gather information, ask for guidance, and not be afraid to make changes or adjustments as needed. (more…)

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