How to Make the Right Decision
Sleep on it – Don’t make a decision (like telling what you know about UFOs) until you sleep on it. People who sleep after processing and storing a memory carry out their intentions much better than people who try to execute their plan before getting to sleep.
Researchers have shown that sleep enhances our ability to remember to do something in the future. And our ability to carry out our intentions is not so much a function of how firmly that intention has been embedded in our memories. Instead, the trigger that helps carry out our intentions is usually a place, situation or circumstance, such as some context encountered the next day, that sparks the recall of an intended action.