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5 Ways Curiosity Can Save Your Life

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5 Ways Curiosity Can Save Your Life

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but did you know that it could actually save your life?

I’m not talking about being curious about how fast a car goes on a crowded street, I’m talking about turning your mediocre existence into a stimulating lifestyle.

Being curious means that you are involved in the world around you. It means that you get the most out of life. It’s curiously powerful.

Most new discoveries in life came from someone wanting to know more. Our greatest inventions and groundbreaking cures all come from taking that one extra look into something new, and trying something different because you just want to know if it will work.

So don’t sit idly by as the world around you is waiting to be explored. Tap into your inner child and reignite that desire to explore every corner and turn over every stone.

Here are 5 ways curiosity can save your life by helping you to live it to the fullest:

 

1. It helps maintain an active and healthy brain

Curious people are always the ones asking questions and searching for solutions. Their minds never rest. The brain is a muscle that can only become stronger when it is being used on a daily basis. By exploring and challenging ideas, you are building one mean fighting machine of a brain.

“I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

2. It strengthens your relationships

Being curious about people and the world around you can make your social life blossom. Think about a typical conversation. A person can tell you something, but then typically, you’ll ask more questions to help expand on the topic. That’s curiosity working for you. When you’re able to show interest in another person, they enjoy spending time with you. No one likes talking to the guy who spaces out.

 

3. It allows you to have new ideas

When you become curious about something, your mind can begin to formulate new ideas around it. Curiosity helps the mind recognize and focus on new ideas so that you can expand on them. If Thomas Edison lacked curiosity, he never would have been one of the greatest inventors of all time. That light bulb never would have gone off. That’s a dark thought.

 

4. It creates opportunities

By being curious, you will be able to see a lot of opportunities you may not have been able to see before. There is so much hidden to the naked eye. So much that we have to explore in order to truly see and get a sense of. It takes a curious mind to look beneath the surface and discover these possibilities.

 

5. It builds excitement 

Curious people lead lives that are far from boring. Always remaining curious means your time is never spent being dull. There are always new things that attract curious minds. Instead of being bored, curious people have an adventurous life. Who wouldn’t want to be adventurous?

“If you really want to succeed, you’ll have to go for it every day like I do. The big time isn’t for slackers. Keep up your mental stamina and remain curious. I think that bored people are unintelligent people.” – Donald Trump

So by now you must be thinking, “I’m not sure if I’m curious enough. How do I become more of a curious person?” I’m glad you asked. Because that means you’re curious.

Here are a few quick tips to help you tap into your creativity even more:

  • Be open-minded: You cannot learn if you are not willing to.
  • Appreciate everything: Try to dig deeper beneath the surface of what is around you.
  • Never stop asking questions: A sure way to dig deeper beneath the surface is by asking questions:  Who, what, when, where, and how.
  • Never consider something boring: Curious people see fun in everything.
  • Read more: Reading introduces you to different worlds you may not otherwise spend time in.

 

Thank you for reading my article! Stay curious and never give up!
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The 3 Most Important Things I Learned About Personal Growth

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When you look back on your life, what do you want to think about? Do you plan to reminisce on all of the good things that have happened and how they shaped who you are today? Or would you rather remember all of the bad decisions, challenging experiences, and mistakes made that hurt or wasted a portion of your life?

In my opinion, I think it is important to reflect on both. While it’s important to remember the hardships we’ve been through in our lives – without them we wouldn’t be where we are now. There are 3 very specific areas that I feel have helped me grow in a personal sense more than anything else in my life so far. 

These aren’t simple lessons in a book or a lecture that you can just absorb and apply to your life. These are things that I’ve learned through experience and reflection, and I’m still learning and growing today.

1. We determine how much we’re worth by what we think about ourselves, others, and life in general.

This might seem like a pretty obvious lesson in life but it’s actually one of the most important because we can determine our own worth by how we think about ourselves and the world around us. If you’re looking for success in any kind of business or social setting (dating), then I’ll tell you right now that it doesn’t matter if you have 10 billion dollars or not – people are still going to judge you based on your thoughts and beliefs alone.

What determines our value isn’t necessarily what we do with our lives (which is often based on luck) but whether or not we believe that ‘our work’ is worthy or not in some sort of grand scheme or universe. We may not always be able to control what happens in our lives, but we can always control how we value ourselves and others.

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

2. You don’t have to change your habits or personality just because someone else doesn’t like it – their opinions are THEIRS alone.

This is another one of those lessons that people tend to pick up on a little bit late in life, but if anything that makes its importance even worse! Basically, there’s going to come a time when you’re going to meet someone who has certain expectations of you as a person…but these expectations might not be realistic due to their motivations and personal beliefs. For example, sometimes parents might expect you to be a lawyer or doctor because that’s what they believe is best for their child.

However, this isn’t the case for everyone and so maybe your passion lies in music or writing novels. In this example, if you were also pressured into becoming a doctor – then there would obviously be some kind of conflict going on within yourself as a person. You should never have to give up something that you want to do just because someone else doesn’t like it! The reason why we’re put onto this Earth is to make our own choices and go after our OWN dreams instead of letting others determine what we can and cannot do with our lives .

3. You can’t change your life until you accept that you need to make a change.

When I was younger, I thought that this lesson would be pretty obvious – but as I got older, it really made me appreciate the fact that there are always different ways of perceiving our lives. For example, if someone wants to become rich and famous one day – their mind might simply overshadow any other possibility in their head because they feel like this is what they NEED to do right now.

However, this isn’t always true within our own lives because we think about things too literally instead of having an open mind. If you want to achieve success in any kind of business or social setting (dating) then you should be willing to try out different things instead of staying in your comfort zone. If you want something, then it’s up to YOU to actually go after it – nobody else is going to give it to you!

The three lessons above are some of the main things I want to pass on to everyone because they’ve come at an important time in my life where I need to start thinking about others instead of only myself. It’s great if we can learn to love ourselves first before anything else, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect everyone around you even though they might be your friends and family members!

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