We’re in crisis mode.
We’re overwhelmed. All the time. All of us. We spend so much energy overthinking that we don’t make space for regular thinking.
In a TED talk on the subject of choice, psychologist Barry Schwartz attacks our perception of choice. He argues that we’ve trapped ourselves in a decision-making loop, leading to constant exhaustion that keeps us from taking care of what matters.
Your thoughts occupy valuable real estate, and you should treat them as such. Clear out the extraneous noise and make room for what matters to you; otherwise, you’re letting your biggest asset go to waste.