You can think about decisions as big and small.
A small decision might be one that is easy to make
It might have only a few options.
If you get a small decision wrong it is usually easy to fix.
The risk that something will go wrong would be small.
Small decisions often get called ‘simple’ decisions.
What you choose to wear each day would usually be a thought of as a simple decision.
If you choose the wrong clothes you might be cold. Or you could get changed.
If you are new to decision making there are many small decisions that you can make every day to get practise.
Big decisions usually take more time to make.
You may need to learn new things before you can make a big decision
Big decisions usually have many options for you to choose from.
If something does not turn out the way you want it to there may be a big effect on you.
Big decisions have risks that are likely to happen.
Or risks that are hard to manage.
A big decision may not be easy to change.
Big decisions sometimes get called complex decisions.
Only you can say how important a decision is to you.
You can have a small decision that is very important to you.
If you really like to look good then what you wear can be a small and important decision.
If you don't mind how you look then making a choice about what you wear will probably not be important.
Big decisions should always be thought of as important because they are hard to change. You will have to live with your decision for a long time. They also have a big impact on your life. Big decisions could include decisions about your
If you are new to decision making you may want to choose someone to support you to make these decisions.
If you have a guardian you may need to involve them in these important decisions.