How to Go on a Decision Diet for More Mental Energy & Willpower
Today we’re diving into the research on willpower + decision making, and I’m sharing 7 strategies for making fewer decisions, combating mental depletion, and having more mental energy and willpower.
What we think of willpower is really is a form of mental energy that can be exhausted through the process of decision making.
We have a finite store of mental energy for exerting self-control, so we need to find ways to manage this energy.
A Decision Diet is a way to manage mental energy so you have more self-control and willpower when it comes to things that matter.
The magic formula: More decisions = mental depletion = less willpower and self-control.
What to do about it: Conserve mental energy by reducing the decision load.
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