“We ought to listen to our emotions before we start preaching to them. Let’s not tell them what to do before they tell us what they are already doing.” –Adam S. McHugh, The Listening Life
Making a decision is hard enough. But add the unpredictability of emotion to the mix and making a confident decision can feel nearly impossible.
What do we do when we have a decision to make but we have such strong emotions surrounding that decision that we feel paralyzed to move one way or another? It’s a great question and I can’t say I have a clean, linear answer. But I do have thoughts and I hope you’ll listen in.
Links + Resources From This Episode:
- The Listening Life by Adam McHugh
- Grab a copy of my book, The Next Right Thing
- Find me on Instagram @emilypfreeman
We all approach decision-making differently. Want to know your decision-making personality? Take the short decision-making style quiz.