Imagine the warm sun on your face, the sound of waves gently crashing on the sand, the water just touching your feet as the tide comes in and out as you lounge in your new beach chair, the ocean breeze bringing that refreshing smell only it can.
Decisions are made this way. No, not you sitting in such a serene place thinking and deciding on where you will have lunch. I’m talking about the imagination part of the exercise above.
Each of us makes a decision to do or not do something twice. First, we have to imagine ourselves doing or not doing that thing we are contemplating. Most of us make this decision on pure emotion when we should be using our intellect and reason.