By Rawa Alagha
You need to escape a maze that has 3 exit doors. Behind each, there’s a hazard but you need to go through one only to escape. The first has cutting lasers everywhere. The second has 3 deadly assassins, and the final has a hungry lion that hasn’t eaten in 3 months. Which door will you choose?
Logic will lead you to the final door. Because if the lion didn’t eat in 3 months, it must be dead by now and you will survive. However, sometimes rational thinking isn’t all you need. There are matters that we need to consider when taking a decision.
Have you ever thought how you choose your car or shoes? Research tells us that we make 90% of our purchasing subconsciously, because it relates to a memory or gives us a certain pleasant feeling. This is supported in psychology as our emotions remain the number 1 factor in making decisions. So, people look for what makes them happy (positive) and avoid what upsets them (negative).
Let’s say that you like to work out in the morning with friends, and you know that exercising is good for your health. So, this seems to be a good decision. You are having fun, socializing and taking care of your well-being. Now, it’s weekend, and your kids asked you to go to the beach early in the morning. So, will you miss the exercise routine?...(Read more.)
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