We make decisions every day. We decide on what to eat, what to wear, where to go, etc. It’s stressful.
The standard line is that choice is good for us, that it confers on us freedom, personal responsibility, self-determination, autonomy and lots of other things that don’t help when you’re standing before a towering aisle of water bottles, paralysed and increasingly dehydrated, unable to choose.
That wasn’t how endless choice was supposed to work. That is why we get stressed out when facing too many choices.
Read more here: Why too much choice is stressing us out