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feelings. I must allow my emotions to be expressed in a positive, constructive way, if I proceed to ignore, de-value or bury emotions, I am squandering cognitive resources, trying to rationalize what is a bodily, not a mental experience. (Elder, L., Paul, R. 2010) Once we have identified the dichotomy between emotion and reason, how do we balance it and how will it affect our decision making in our lives? If I place limits on the amount of information I need to analyze to find a course of action and if I make sure the information I am considering takes into account what my intuitive sense says is the right direction to take, then I have balanced them both and should arrive at the best possible solution. (Krueger, J. Jun 18, 2010) To optimize your decision-making process, you must build capacity in both halves of your brain, both the rational and the emotional. They’re brilliantly interwoven to maximize understanding the world around myself and the vast world within me. Long before my reasoning mind kicks in, my emotions have been sensing the correct decision. My feeling brain is listening
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