Have you heard the talk about decision fatigue? It can be one of the keys to our success (or lack thereof) in every area of life. Pretty impressive, if you ask me. Basically, the thinking is that every decision we make throughout the day—and we’re making as many as 35,000—exhausts our energy to make the ones that follow.
By day’s end, our decision-making skills are nominal, to say the least. Enter the quart of Haagen Dazs ice cream we eat right before bedtime. It seems like a good idea because we’re too tired to think straight. [Read more…]