WWLDD- What Would Larry David DO- In moments of crisis when you dont know how to react or what to do next - think about what Larry David would do (or say)and follow this action. It may not always be best solution but at least you gain some self satisfaction.
You have forgotten its your wifes birthday, the shops are closed and you see some flowers on the street. Thing WWLDD. You take them. You give them to her as present. Sorted.