Watch: How to Make Hard Life Decisions

Are you someone who struggles with big, life-changing decisions? Are you ever faced with what psychologists call decision paralysis, when choosing one path over the other is impossible … because they’re so different?

Well, congratulations: you’re human (like the rest of us).

But what if life’s hard choices – like choosing a career, a mate, or a mouthwash – didn’t have to be so… hard?

Philosopher and ex-lawyer Ruth Chang has made hard decisions her life’s work and in this pacey TED Talk she breaks down how to conquer your fear of the unknown and make better hard choices with less angst.

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Stillman Brown is a writer and TV producer who has created prime time content for National Geographic, Discovery, Travel Channel and many others. His interests span science & the natural world, personal growth, and food. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.