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Noise?

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?

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LAUGHING?

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?

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DECISIONS?

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?

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Control?

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 way

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SHARING?

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?

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AGREE?

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?

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Questions REVISITED?

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!

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CHANGE?

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?

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IS IT HOT ENOUGH?

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?

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