The Critical 10-Second Gap Between Thought and Action

One of the most precious segments of time that we have is the space between having an idea and taking action to implement that idea. This space is about ten seconds long and can be used to prevent unalterable decisions that we may later regret. Bigger decisions are usually thought out well in advance and weighed, so the ten seconds of doubt before setting those decisions into motion are less important, but the ten second gap before smaller decisions, such as having an extra drink, growing intimate too quickly, or taking solace in a pint of ice cream, can prevent actions that move us away from the person we want to be.

 

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