Changing The Narratives Around the Choices We Make

Changing The Narratives Around the Choices We Make

Changing The Narratives Around the Choices We Make

We make thousands of choices daily, ranging from the trivial to consequential, and it drains our mental energy. Sheena Iyengar, author of The Art of Choosing, says we need to re-think the narratives around the choices we make in health, such as end-of-life care. Watch her conversation with RWJF's Lori Melichar.

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Are Too Many Choices Bad for Our Health?

With insight from Sheena Iyengar, Lori Melichar explores how a seemingly benign display of choices can exhaust us and ultimately has a negative impact on the tougher decisions we must make, especially when it comes to our health.

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Why RWJF Cares

“Every day we encounter hundreds, if not thousands, of choices that could impact our health. Better understanding the nature of how those choices get made is critical—both for individuals trying to make healthier decisions and for health care providers and organizations that are working to encourage healthy behaviors.”  

       —Lori Melichar, RWJF Director

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Sheena Iyengar section of infographic

Infographic: Being Choosy About Choosing

How many choices do we make in a single day? And how much bandwidth do we have left to make the important decisions that really count?

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