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This winter that has just gone by (or hasn’t – one can never tell these days), I owned only one pair of closed shoes. It is a pair of black leather ballerinas with a flower on each. 1,219 more words

Quarterlife Crisis, a Conflict of Choice

Earlier today my personal essay about what quarterlife crisis feels like went live on The Bold Italic. I actually have some additional thoughts on the topic that didn’t fit in story so I thought I would share them here. 803 more words

Big Thinks

Think Twice before Making Choices

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Autonomy and Freedom of choice are critical to our well being, and choice is critical to freedom and autonomy.

Except that this is vastly complicated by what’s known as…

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Spoilt for Choice

I was in enough trouble yesterday when I drafted this post. Then I went to the library. I didn’t need any more books, I wasn’t going to get any more books … but I thought I might as well have a little look, just in case. 234 more words


Avoiding indecision

“Analysis paralysis” happens when we are faced with so many options we can’t make a decision.  Even when we finally do make a decision, research repeatedly shows that those faced with more choices (which should be a good thing) face more regret than those who chose from less. 47 more words


Minimalism and the Paradox of Choice

The “Paradox of Choice” is fairly straightforward. Too many choices can increase anxiety and then after the choice has been made, there is a sinking feeling that a better choice could have been made. 585 more words