Ask yourself: Just what situation am I being faced with here?
Do I see the current situation clearly?
Ask yourself: What information do I need to help make a good choice?
Who can I ask for some advice or ideas regarding this?
Who has experience in these matters that I trust to give me some good advice?
Where else could I go for additional information that could help?
What kind of time frame am I dealing with?
Ask yourself: What choices or alternatives are there?
Ask yourself: What are the advantages and disadvantages of each of the choices/alternatives?
Who might my choices affect other than me?
Ask yourself: How do my values fit in with this?
Is my choice legal or illegal?
Is it dangerous?
Is it appropriate?
Does my choice go along with who I am and what I believe?
Am I making a choice to be popular or look cool?
Am I making a choice because I'm trying to "fit in"?
What would my mom or dad or wife think about this?
Kinds of pressure that may influence your choice: Family pressure?
Societal pressures? (culture, religion, etc.)
Ask yourself: What decision and action plan have I decided on?
Is my plan thorough?
+ Does it overlook something?
Are the steps of my plan in a logical order?
Ask yourself: How was my choice?
What should I modify to stay on target and achieve my goal (if anything)?
If faced with a similar situation, what would I do the same or differently?
1) State the situation
2) List the options
3) Weigh the possible outcomes
4) Consider your values
5) Make a decision and act
6) Evaluate the decision