Make Better Decisions: A Simple Philosophy for Design Choices (and Life!)

Make Better Decisions: A Simple Philosophy for Design Choices (and Life!)

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Adrienne Breaux
Feb 15, 2016

Do you struggle with design decisions (or really any decisions)? Always feel like there are too many choices and they all seem perfectly valid? You can narrow things down A LOT if you stick to this simple philosophy.

→ If it's not a strong yes, it should probably be a no

There's a great quote by Hardy D. Jackson that goes: "Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it."

I've often used that philosophy when trying to cut down on the hobbies, books and jobs I've had to choose from over my life. But I've also found that it applies pretty well to home decor, too.

This sort of mindful process could help you have trouble making decisions. Unless it's a "YESSS," it's a no. How many things can this mindset help you narrow down? A lot. And sticking to this idea will mean you only have things in your home that really scream "Yes!" This could make for a home that's meaningful, matches your personality and makes you happy.

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