Monthly Archives: February 2014

THE THINKING TEST

Who Taught You How To Think? Don’t worry; there are no right or wrong answers and no score. The Test: Answer Yes or No. _____ 1. Have you ever had thoughts that were not totally rational? _____ 2. Have you … Continue reading

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THINKING ABOUT THINKING

Expanding Self-Awareness Your mind is an explorer, not a soggy sponge. Clark McKowen It could be argued that thinking is one of the most important things we do every day; it’s like breathing. But thinking and breathing seem to be … Continue reading

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GRAY SHADES OF CERTAINTY

                                         What Does It Mean To Be Certain?  Although certain appears to be an absolute term, it is frequently qualified by adverbs, as in fairly certain.  Dictionary Being uncertain and open-minded have been the key strategies in my last 30 … Continue reading

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE SELF-AWARE?

Avoiding Autopilot Out of necessity we learn to run on autopilot, paying attention mechanically and passively most of the time. Daniel Goleman The fact that my title is a question shows that it is a choice. This means that you … Continue reading

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THINK LIKE A CHILD

Develop A Beginner’s Mind You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely. Ogden Nash I was young once. I started out as a child, gave up my childish ways, and then I began trying to get them … Continue reading

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