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TED Talk on how to pull the trigger on hard choices

(Business News) Making hard choices is already agonizing enough, but one philosopher says we’re going about it the wrong way, and we can all improve our decision making by reframing how we think.

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Making hard choices is hard work

Philosopher Ruth Chang says we’re thinking about hard choices the wrong way, and offers a powerful new framework for shaping who we truly are.

When we worry about what career to pursue, what city to live in, who to commit to, and so forth, Chang says there is a better way to go about making these choices rather than just agonizing and losing sleep. She notes that this same process can be applied to topics as simple as choosing donuts or cereal.

Check out her TED Talk below to reframe how you make daily and life choices:

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