There is a scientific reason why you may be finding decision -making so difficult.
Dr Roy Baumeister tells us that “decision-making is a physiological process, directly affected by how rested we are, how much glucose we have in our system and how many other decisions we have already made.” Making choices, he says “requires mental energy or will power”, which gets gradually depleted with every choice. The result is “decision fatigue” which stops us making a decision at all”.
When we are stressed, our ability to make decisions is challenged. Long term stress can make it impossible to make decisions. [Read more…] about Difficulty with Decision–Making: Another Symptom of Divorce