EMOTIONS AND INTUITION FOR EFFECTIVE DECISION MAKING
Emotions are messengers. They carry messages that it’s best to pay attention to, especially when it comes to making decisions. At the same time, they tend occasionally to lead us to unwise decisions. To guard against that, it is invaluable to learn to tap into an even deeper resource: our intuition.
How do you usually make decisions? If you are like most people, you operate mostly at a rational level. You review the options available, with the pros and cons of each option. Occasionally, when a major emotion surfaces, like fear, worry, or joy, you take it into account. For example, if you feel very worried when considering one of the options, it is likely that you are not going to ...