How One Small Decision Saved Me

Like dominoes, one decision can start an unstoppable process. Blogger Jill Chivers shares the story of a recent dilemma while driving by a shopping mall. Remembering she was out of her favorite tea, Chivers thought about stopping in for some. Being in a difficult emotional place at the time, she realized she wouldn’t just stop at the tea store, but others as well. She writes, “I was tired…fractious…a bit upset. I was far from positive, alert and ‘resourceful.’” She decided to drive on by and later, like a “binge drinker in recovery,” felt relief that she had made the right decision.

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More

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