Let’s talk about cognitive biases: Sunk Cost Fallacy The sunk cost fallacy is where you continue to move forward with a decision using data points that are no longer relevant. Those data points are the “sunk cost”. It is essentially the tendency to pursue a goal that we committed ourselves to by dumping more resources and money into it regardless of the costs not being recoverable. We aren’t always rational beings no matter how much we like to think we are. We are often influ
Let’s talk about cognitive biases: CONGRUENCE BIAS The congruence bias describes the tendency to test a specific idea that you have rather than testing alternative ideas. We like to pat ourselves on the back for being “open-minded”, but we simply aren’t without diligent effort to undo these inborn energy saving biases. It’s a form of confirmation bias because you tend to look to confirm pre-existing hypotheses or ideas rather than seeking out the best solution. In other words
𝐈𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐦𝐞𝐝, 𝐏𝐀𝐔𝐒𝐄!
It’s really important to remember to 𝘱𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦 when you feel stressed or upset because those emotional states bring up a lot of subconscious conditioning, trauma, and experiences that significantly influence your perception of the situation. 𝐉𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐚 𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐟 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐠𝐦 𝐚𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬𝐧’𝐭 𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐢𝐭 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭.
As Nietzsche st