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Approved 17 July, 2020 @ 6:10pm by Jan Viljoen (version: 3)

Sometimes it is good to give-up the driver's seat

Over the years, research has shown a counter intuitive fact about human nature: Sometimes, having too much choice makes us less happy. This may even be true when it comes to medical treatment. In this TED-talk, Baba Shiv shares a fascinating study that measures why choice opens the door to doubtplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDoubt

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There are two-sides to the doubt coin... self-doubt & idea-doubt, the one side - by default - often is toxic, the other side - when handled correctly - is nourishing.


* self-doubt is BAD * idea-doubt is GOOD

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, and suggests that ceding control - especially on life-or-death decisions - may be the best thing for us.