We need both to make the best decisions.
Intuition really does come from the gut. It's also a kind of matching game based on experience. There are times when trusting your gut is the smartest move—and times you'd better think twice.
Use our seven-step practical decision-making framework to work your way systematically towards a suitable decision at home or at work.
Learn about decision-making, and some ideas about how to do it. In particular, learn why it can be difficult and how to overcome these problems.
Comparing options makes you confident in your choice.
There are good reasons why it's hard for adolescents to make up their minds.
The things teenagers choose to do can be baffling to us, but it's ok, they're in a different stage of brain development.