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F.O.B.O is our inability to decide between different options all of which are decent. It can lead us to paralysis when we’re in the process of making a decision.
F.O.B.O. means obsessively researching every possible alternative, when faced with a decision, fearing we’ll miss out on the best one. It can lead to indecision, regret and is a serious threat to our happiness.
For the important things you have to consider, think like a venture capitalist: jot down everything you can on the subject you're trying to decide on ( the pros, cons for example) and read it out loud.
This is almost like writing an investment memo for a V.C. investment: for this situation, the investment is of your time, money, energy, etc.
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Discipline yourself to look neither forward nor backward and you can accomplish things you never thought you could possibly do.
Instead of describing the things you want to do or the places you want to go, you’re going to describe what you actually do with your time.
Keep a diary of your activities. Make an entry in your time diary at least once every 30 minutes, and keep this up for at least a week. It forces you to see what you're actually doing and what you're not doing.