How To Hack Your Decision-Making Process Without Much Ado

It's all about giving the brain what to think and do through self-awareness

Dr. Adebeshin Lawal
6 min readNov 9, 2020
Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash

You cannot escape making decisions. Indecision is also a decision. It is the burden of having a thinking active brain. If you have many choices around you, you will continue to make decisions.

A brain is a decision-making machine. Each second, it makes a countless combination of decisions most of which are in its own favor. It may benefit you in the short term but in the long run, it will harm you.

Let us review together with the summary of how the brain makes decisions. In this piece, let us just assume the mind is the same as the brain for the sake of simplification.

Let us get after it.

You have two minds:

1. Higher mind (Active One)

2. Primitive mind (It helps you survive)

You do have other parts of course, but these two are the ones that make decisions

Primitive Brain:

This part of the brain learns from your circumstances and evolution (the past). It is part of the mind developed and used for survival. It is better for you to think fast and avoid the claws of the tiger in the bust…



Dr. Adebeshin Lawal

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