Informed decision-making tips #1, use your brains…
Break your decision down step by step.
What are the benefits and risks? weigh out your options
Consider and make note of other alternatives. Explore them using the BRAINS acronym later is needed.
LISTEN TO YOUR INSTINCTS- consider what your gut has to say
What if I do NOTHING, Should I wait until I am in a better headspace to make this decision?
“Maybe I need a second opinion.”
If you have gone through all these steps and still don’t feel comfortable and confident in your decision, reaching out to a trusted professional may be a great idea.