Every 15 minutes, each of us can make ten or more small decisions. Some of them are relatively inconsequential, while others can change the course of our lives. What if you could improve all of your decisions, across the board, and start to build a healthier, more productive, and meaningful life?
In Wise Decisions: A Science-Based Approach to Making Better Choices, a team of accomplished industry experts delivers an evidence- and research-based blueprint for making the best decisions you can with the information you have. You’ll learn to make the targeted, repeated investment of energy required to turn your decision-making process into one informed by reason, emotion, intuition, and science.
In the book, you’ll discover:
- How to put the decision-making process under a microscope and learn what makes a decision truly wise
- Ways to help children, teens, and families make wise decisions
- How to train yourself to make wise decisions with voice training and other strategies
A can’t-miss resource for parents, teachers, coaches, managers, executives, and other business leaders, Wise Decisions also offers timeless advice and guidance for anyone else hoping to improve the decision-making abilities of the people close to them.
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About the Author
DR. SHEILA OHLSSON is a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. She earned her doctorate in Behavioral Genetics from the Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King’s College in London.
Table of ContentsForeword ix
Part I Your Own Decision Advisor (Y.O.D.A) Fundamentals 9
Chapter 1 Health Ignites Wisdom in Decision-Making 11
Chapter 2 Getting Through to the Inner Core 25
Chapter 3 The Voices in Our Head 33
Chapter 4 Time for Serious Reflection 39
Chapter 5 Equipping Y.O.D.A. with the Right Stuff 47
Chapter 6 Protecting Your Inner Core at All Costs 55
Chapter 7 Nature via Nurture: The Science of Uploading Y.O.D.A. 63
Part II Y.O.D.A. Applied to Children, Teens, and Families 75
Chapter 8 Y.O.D.A. Rising: Parenting Young Children 77
Chapter 9 High-Performance Training for Parents: Y.O.D.A. for Teens 85
Chapter 10 Transforming Your Family Story with Your Trained Inner Voice 93
Part III Y.O.D.A. in the Broader Arena of Life 101
Chapter 11 Managing Energy and Your Inner Voice 103
Chapter 12 Managing Emotions and the Role of Y.O.D.A. 111
Chapter 13 The Inner Voice and Managing Stress 127
Chapter 14 The Role of Y.O.D.A. in Finding Flow 135
Chapter 15 Y.O.D.A. Guided Storytelling 141
Part IV Y.O.D.A. Training Strategies 153
Chapter 16 Voice Training 101 155
Chapter 17 Using Y.O.D.A. to Get Home 161
Chapter 18 Summary Wisdom from Y.O.D.A. 171