Episode 50: Stop Second-Guessing Your Decisions

Stop Second-Guessing Your Decisions

How many times have you made a decision?  And then made it again? And then made it again?  Second-guessing your decisions is one of the biggest time wasters.  In episode 50 of Just One Simple Thing, you’ll learn three ways to close the door on your decisions so you can keep moving forward.

You’ve probably heard that we make some huge number of decisions every day.   I don’t even want to Google the exact number.  I think it would scare me. But I WOULD like to know how many decisions we make for the second or third time because we second-guess ourselves.

No sooner have we made a decision than the doubt sets in.

So these are the three things that will help you stop wasting your time revisting your decisions over and over:

1.  Get clear on your values and priorities and use them as a filter for your decisions.

2. Do your research.

3. Talk it over with a friend, mentor, or coach.

And finally of course, wrap all of this up in prayer.

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

I want to focus in on that first item again.  Write your values, purpose and focus areas for this season on a sheet of paper and hang it where you can see it.  I truly believe this is the foundation for making decisions that stick.  Snap a picture of it and post it on social media with the hashtag #justonesimplething so I can cheer you on!


The most downloaded episode so far is Episode 4:  The 5 P’s of Decision Making.  Check it out for more decision-making support.

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Book Recommendation: The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions by Emily P. Freeman.

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