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13 Ways to Beat Analysis Paralysis

Are you frozen somewhere between, “There’s too much information to consider” and “I can’t make up my mind?” People with ADHD excel at making split-second decisions under high-pressure circumstances. What's much tougher: weighing complex information to make an informed choice. These strategies can help.

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  1. These are great suggestions – but what about received wisdom? Like stop and explain your difficulty with the decision to someone else to gain their perspective. This has worked so incredibly well for me – sometimes I get so wrapped up and make my cold decisions really big decisions because I can’t work out the right action. Usually it is my own anxieties or insecurities that are giving me the pause or are ‘building’ up the decision. I usually don’t want to ask other people for help because like an adher would I feel stupid for not being able to decide but asking another or a couple others has gotten me through a lot of challenging decisions lately…I would also vouch to steer from relying on intuition as an adher….a lot of my ‘intuition’ is often just anxiety and impulsiveness though definitely asking for more time and resisting making the decision are important

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