8 Tips to Avoid Decision Fatigue (Infographic)

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Amanda Tallent
Amanda Tallent



Even with a good night's sleep and a big cup of coffee, many of us begin to lose steam only halfway through our morning. Running from meeting to meeting or pouring over tedious documents can take a lot out of you.


If you struggle to stay focused or even awake throughout the day, you may be combatting decision fatigue.

Simply put, decision fatigue is a loss of energy and focus after making too many decisions.

It may not seem all that serious, but we make anywhere from 10,000 to 40,000 decisions each day. From deciding which shoes to wear to planning our grocery list, we are constantly making choices.

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The decision-making process requires us to evaluate new information, compare it to our past experiences, and weigh the pros and cons of multiple outcomes. This can cause a mental drain, impacting both our willpower and self-control.

Decision fatigue can cause you to make careless mistakes or even poor decisions at work, as well as in your personal life. But, while it isn't possible to avoid making decisions completely, there are ways to avoid letting decision fatigue bring you down.

Mint created this guide with tips on how to take some of the work out of making decisions. Simplify your day-to-day life and take on big decisions with ease.

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