Why Inspiration Matters
Inspired people report higher levels of important psychological resources, including belief in their own abilities, self-esteem, and optimism.
Mastery of work, absorption, creativity, perceived competence, self-esteem, and optimism are all consequences of inspiration.
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When our curiosity is triggered, we are less likely to fall prey to confirmation bias (looking for information that supports our beliefs rather than for evidence suggesting we are ...
Encouraging people to be curious generates workplace improvements.
When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively. Studies have found that curiosity is associated with less defensive reactions to stress and less aggressive reactions to provocation.
Curiosity encourages members of a group to put themselves in one another’s shoes and take an interest in one another’s ideas rather than focus only on their own perspective.
Thus, conflicts are less heated, and groups achieve better results.
Reading is to the mind as exercise is to the body.
Make time to read books that help you make positive changes in your life. Then put into practice what you learn every day.
Alone time is just as important as socializing time. It is important to stay alone for you to understand your thoughts and emotions at a deeper level.
When spending time alone, put your phone and other devices away. Turn off the television and meditate for a couple of minutes. Sit down comfortably. Close your eyes and ask yourself, “What do I want? “
You can get inspired by listening to good music. If you are feeling tired and stressed out, just listen to good music. It makes you feel peaceful, happy and relaxed.
And you can only get inspired if you are peaceful, happy and relaxed
Quickest way to add meaning to your life is to see your group of people more often.
Not part of a group? Join one. No groups to join? Start one. It’s as easy as texting people to...
It is less about what you do and more about how you see what you do.
Qualities a purpose needs:
You have a story you tell yourself about your life — whether you realize it or not.
A trend in the stories that people with meaningful lives tell themselves - redemption stories: the tellers move from suffering to salvation — they experience a negative event followed by a positive event that resulted from the negative event and therefore gives their suffering some meaning.