Is noise everywhere? What is the difference between sound and noise? Would there be a lot of individual variances in what is labelled sound and what is labelled noise? Are we also bombarded with noise that is not received through our auditory system?Read More Noise?
Are children the gurus of laughter? Is the laughter of children very infectious? When watching a group of people is it often the child who inspires the adults to erupt into fits of laughter?
Is life, in general, better because we laugh, (outwardly or inwardly) or at least observe others who do?
Is it true that every one of us makes thousands of decisions every single day? Are many of these made instantly? In this category would there be minor seemingly insignificant choices that have little apparent impact? Would it also include crisis decisions that arise quickly and yet can be of life-or-death importance?Read More DECISIONS?
As the world swelters and suffers through one of the hottest years ever recorded, are people, nations, businesses and organizations ready to accept the results of our centuries old assault on the environment?Read More IS IT HOT ENOUGH?
Have you ever wished that you could step-off and let the world spin without you, at least temporarily? Have you ever wanted to take a deep breath and get off the treadmill? Have you ever felt like a rat on an exercise wheel?Read More STEP-BACK and REFLECT?
We all make them, don’t we? Why do we? What leads us to assume things about people, about situations, about events? Can we control our assumptions?Read More assumptions?
WHERE are you now? WHERE were you in the past? WHERE will you be in the future? Do you really know where you are now, in relation to your goals and aspirations? Do you know where you want to be? Do you know how to get there? Are you on the right path to get there? How do you know? How do you assess the appropriateness of your chosen path?Read More Where Are You?
What great insights are running around below the level of consciousness in our subconscious mind? How can they these insights be reached and released?Read More Subconscious?
How do we deal with feeling funky, especially, when we do not know why we are in a funk? Do most of us go through such a malaise like disconnect, at times? Do we feel generally out of sorts? Have you felt that angst, without experiencing any strong emotions, like anger, frustration, sadness or disappointment?Read More A FUNKY MINDSET
Is there something about you that you really like? When you think of it, what happens to you? Does it bring a smile to your face? Does it get you energized?Read More What do you like about you?
Is the past a problem? Is it a source of encouragement? Is it something from which to learn? Is the past a base for growth and development? Do we all have a distinct perspective on our past? Do we understand that tomorrow, today is part of our past? If one tries to live in the […]Read More The Past? Or is it?
Who do we wait? Are we waiting for the right time? What are the consequences of waiting? Do we know?Read More Why Wait?
Are you aware that Tuesday, April 5th is the International Golden Rule Day? A day to celebrate the 2022 theme “Treat others and the planet as you would like to be treated”? Did you even know that there was such a day and that it was of international significance? Of all the “Day” celebrations that are held throughout the year, would you think this might be one worth celebrating?Read More Golden Rule Day?
Are questions the portal to the subconscious mind? Why do we ponder and reflect on questions? Are questions more of a learning opportunity than answers?Read More Questions? Again? Still?
Who are you? Do you know? How do you know? Why do you do what you do? What makes you who you are?
Are you the same person you were a month ago? What is different about you today from the you of yesterday? Are we constantly changing? Could we be exactly as we were before this moment?
Why do many people seem to cling to excess baggage from their past? Are people are often hobbled by this excess baggage they carry? What causes us to hang-on to negative events, relations or actions from the past?Read More Excess Baggage?
What attracts us to other people? What attracts us to pursue some activities over others? Why are we attracted to certain careers? What attracts others to us?Read More Attraction?
When you peer into the mirror in the morning who is looking back at you? Is it a friend? Is it a person who scares you? Is it a person with whom you want to spend the day? Is it someone who believes in you? Is it someone in whom you believe?Read More DO YOU BELIEVE IN YOU?
Do you have an inner voice that speaks to you? How long have you been hearing it? Can you recognize the voice?
Do you listen to the voice in your head? Do you have conversations with the voice in your head?Read More THE VOICE IN YOUR HEAD?
how would you evaluate your current self?Read More Your Best Self?
In evaluating something, what is important? Is it what your mind, your heart and your gut tell you? Is it the feedback you get from an outside source?Read More Whose Opinion Matters Most
Warning! This blog is for those who prefer questions over answers! If you are looking for answers you need to look elsewhere. This blog is about opening your mind to self-reflection.Read More Questions ???
Why do some people want to be in control, even when it is something that confuses them? Is there an innate desire of many to just be “in charge?” Does taking control, provide a way for someone to do it “the right way” or at least their wayRead More Control?
What would you want to share with an earlier version of yourself? What would be your approach? Would you share the wisdom of your years, advice from what you have learned, encouragement or what? Can you remember what you wanted or needed at various times in your life?Read More SHARE WITH YOUR YOUNGER SELF?
Sharing is something we all do. Do we not share stories, ideas, experiences, respect and love? If we share so much, why is there such reluctance to share our feelings, opinions, values and beliefs? Why are we hesitant to reveal who we really are? Is it a fear of rejection or of being labelled wrong? Does a vulnerability to judgement inhibit us?Read More SHARING?
If people respect each other, is it necessary that they agree on everything? Does a leader prefer those who agree with everything proposed by those in charge? Do strong leaders rather expect authenticity and courage of convictions from staff? While friends tend to have many shared interests, beliefs and experiences, are true friends expected to agree on almost everything?Read More AGREE?
Do questions excite you? Questions are still the focus, as this blog, the 100th Opening Your Mind blog, is posted? Questions that inspire further thought and self-reflection are the goal. Superficial answers and blue-print explanations are not!Read More Questions REVISITED?
Change! Does the word itself incite physical, mental and emotional responses deep inside people? Why does change frighten many? Why do many people embrace change? Why do many just roll with it?Read More CHANGE?