When you’re faced with a choice, how much time do you spend making sure it’s perfectly optimal? If that decision is going to significantly affect your happiness, take your time. If you’re picking your tie in the morning, though, maybe don’t stress about it.
There are two types of people in this world, according to psychologist Barry Schwartz: “satisficers” who settle for “good enough”, and “maximizsrs” who always try to choose the best possible option. Guess which type is happier.