Unit 1: How to make decisions

In this lesson you will learn more about:
  • How to make decisions

Decision making and problem solving skills are some of the most useful life skills.

To be able to make decisions and solve problems, you need to develop your thinking skills.

Look out for opportunities to practice your decision making and problem solving skills; the more practice you get, the easier it becomes!

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Tick the sentences that are TRUE for you. Then look at the bottom of this page to help you rate how you make decisions.

  1. You often let other people decide for you
  2. You usually just take a guess when you have to make a decision
  3. You try to gather lots of information and think carefully about what it means, before you make a decision
  4. You think about the effects of your decisions
  5. Hey, why bother about making decisions; life happens anyway!