Identify your big decision (taking a trip around the world? quitting your job? ending that relationship?) and then define possible worst-case scenarios—what you're afraid could happen if you make the decision to go forward.
Tip: Be as specific as you can. For maximum benefit, do this exercise at least once per quarter.
What If I...?
Take my first vacation in 4 years
Replace the text above with your big decision. (Observe the quotation marks that will appear.) Then, enter and rate your possible worst-case scenarios below.
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Impact (1 = none, 10 = life-ending)
When I get to London, it will be rainy and foggy. I will get depressed.
I'll miss a letter from the IRS, since I won't be working on my business.