This book is a basic practical guide to the all-important mental process by which we all live our lives — analyzing a situation, sorting out how to respond to it, and taking action accordingly. We discover how to solve problems and make choices swiftly and satisfactorily, how to reduce mental stress while working under pressure, how to turn bright ideas into positive action. Following the techniques and exercises given here, you'll soon find you are using your brain more efficiently. Your payback will be in greater confidence and greater peace of mind — which in turn will help your mental processing. Step inside this virtual circle now, and join the blessed ranks of the sorted!