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Choice is better than no choice

Have you ever felt stuck because you felt you didn’t have a choice about something? Or perhaps stuck because the choice you have are both unsatisfactory?

Every day we are faced with choices. So many choices in fact that it would be virtually impossible to list them all. What to wear, what to eat, what to do…. they are the minor decisions.

In my NLP Coaching practice I often work with people who are ‘stuck’ – and it normally comes down to one of two things: 1) only one option or 2) only two unsatisfactory options. In NLP we have a presupposition that says Choice is better than no choice. Also, NLP suggests that:

If we have only one option we feel cornered, with two options we have a dilemma, but with three or more options we have a choice. (more…)