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Protect your mind against self-doubt.

Though you shouldn’t waste too much time wavering on every little decision in your life, you should at least do your homework to ensure that you know, with some degree of accuracy, how each component of the decision will affect your short-term and long-term goals—especially if you’re doing something that involves financial logistics (like, say, leaving a staff position to become an independent contractor). ”If you are indecisive about something, it usually means you are very stressed out and full of anxiety due to a lack of understanding and awareness of the decision,” says finance blogger Scott Bates. “The best way to deal with it is to find out more knowledge in that area and don’t stop until you’re full of confidence. Then you’ll be able to make a snappy decision and the right one after that.”

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