An Insight a Day

Can't Decide? What if You Didn't Have a Choice?

I'm sure you've experienced this at some point. You're deciding between two choices, they both have their own pros and cons, and you just can't seem to decide between them. So you spent hours overthinking things, asking others for their opinion, and trying to find that one decisive factor to help you decide.

Well, what if you didn't have a choice? Instead of having the freedom to choose between A and B, what if only option A was available. Would you be okay with that? And what if only option B was available, would you be happy if you were forced to choose B? If you answered yes to both questions, that means both A and B are equally acceptable. So, just go flip a coin or something.

Sometimes, the luxury of choice feels more like a curse. When you can't decide what to choose, it's helpful to consider a hypothetical situation where you don't have a choice. Would you be okay if the decision was forced upon you? If so, why not do exactly that?