16 Feb If you’d like to make better decisions with fewer regrets then keep reading…
We all have regrets.
But too much regret can eat away at happiness and life satisfaction.
Accordingly, one way to boost your happiness is to make better decisions, more often, and cut back on those regrets.
If this sounds of interest then keep reading…
via Science of Us by Cari Romm
It’s finally close enough to lunchtime that it’s socially acceptable to order food, and you’re starving, and all morning you’ve been hankering for a grilled-cheese sandwich. And hey, lucky you, you also happen to know that there are roughly a zillion places within delivery distance of your office that make grilled-cheese sandwiches. The only question is, how do you pick one?
It’s an easier task for some people than for others. As Science of Us has previously explained, psychology research generally divides people into two different categories based on their decision-making style. On one hand, there are the “satisficers,” who stop mulling over their options as soon as they find one that meets all the necessary criteria. Cheddar cheese? Check. Option to add bacon? Check. Ordered. And on the other, there are “maximizers,” who go over all the possibilities, sometimes multiple times, until they’re absolutely positive they’ve landed on the very best one — the people who keep toggling back and forth between Seamless and Yelp to make sure the sandwich they’re considering is, in fact, the most delicious sandwich they could get.
On the whole, satisficers tend to be happier with their choices than maximizers…
…but to learn more, keep reading HERE