Question of the Day – No. 257 Which mental ability is the most important and why? Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrMoreLinkedInRedditPinterestPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeEmailLike this:Like Loading... 67 thoughts on “Question of the Day – No. 257” Add yours Eeep… what are the options? Cognition? Empathy? Compartmentalisation? Working memory? I don’t know..?! LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Well, choose your options 🙂 LikeLike Reply An open mind… enables me to see things that many do not… 🙂 LikeLiked by 5 people Reply That’s a great ability indeed. 🙂 LikeLike Reply focusing the INtent to give the mind clear direction….for example…every time the internal negative dialogue starts…aka “Mind Monkeys” applying the discipline to acknowledge there is negative internal dialogue…and then following through consciously refocusing to productive positive internal dialogue. Practice, Practice, Practice and patience with Self as we retrain our “go to loop” in our heads. LikeLiked by 4 people Reply Yes! Awesome! That’s actually what my book is based on. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Doubts. Having second thoughts leads to deep introspection changing minds not blindly trusting. ECHO ECHO LikeLiked by 5 people Reply True! Doubts bring questions and questions bring answers even if we like it or not. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Empathy – LikeLiked by 5 people Reply Why empathy? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Empathy lets you relate to the world and people around you in a meaning full way. without empathy – who would care? LikeLiked by 1 person .FloatinG. A mind of svelt charaktêr that regularly floats upon the buoyancy of heart and spirit rather than freestyles solo along known landmarks of the psychē. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Is this state similar to present awareness? LikeLike Reply not exactly, more like a state of unawareness. i was leaning towards sensory deprivation; a quieting of both sns & cns. LikeLiked by 1 person I agree with Tomas, empathy and patience. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Patience becomes such an rare asset these days… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply so very, very true…………bless you! LikeLiked by 1 person Think out of the box…Because when we do that thing, maybe one day the world will be a better place and everyone live with love and happiness…😊😊😊😊😍😍😍😍😍😉😉😉😉😉😉😉😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀I hope for that….🤩🤩🤩😍😍😍😍😍😎😎😎😉😉😉😉😀😆😀😁😁😂🙂🙂☺️☺️☺️😊😉😉😍😄😃😁😌😌😌😌😌 LikeLiked by 6 people Reply Agree 100% LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Yeah, well, once we manage to get over ourselves and notice whatever is happening without interpreting, we can get to the next level. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hmm…😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😍😍😍😉😉😉😉😉🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩😀😀😀😀😀😆😆😆 LikeLiked by 1 person Observation: as the one quote I recall, “The sign of high intelligence comes when one can observe without judgment.” We have to teach ourselves. LikeLiked by 5 people Reply In my opinion, the “without judgment” part is crucial. Without it, we’re still stuck in our own head… LikeLike Reply All of the above 😉 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply I guess that’s we have all of them 🙂 LikeLike Reply To be able to calm my worrisome mind LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Nice! How do you do that? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Learning meditation LikeLiked by 1 person reasoning I reckon? I thought learning at first but unless you can reason what you learn to weigh it and put it in perspective its not complete. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Very true! I guess the reasoning is the part that makes the learning to really have an impact. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply To have compassion for other people is a lovely quality to have. LikeLiked by 5 people Reply This is what a community is made of 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply To know when it has reached the limits of it’s own usefulness and should give space for the spirit, heart and body ylto give their wisdoms too. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That requires a great level of self-awareness! LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on Author S. L. Danielson and commented: Adaptability. I wouldn’t have gotten through these past years without it. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I’ve heard people saying that we’re the most adaptable species on the face of this Earth. Thank you so much for your reblog! 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You’re welcome! I agree that we are, but wow do we resist change sometimes. LikeLiked by 2 people Observation and understanding. You need to be able to observe everything around you and understand it so you can do what ever it is you need to do. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply True! And it is very helpful if you can understand it from other’s point of view. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply To be understanding and objective with our thoughts and judgments about others. Too often subjective thinking gets in the way of understandings and acknowledging others and their way of life. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The ability to separate between the self and the thoughts is a huge asset in life. With it we can truly understand others too. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I don’t think any one is acutely more important than the others. On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 7:01 PM Pointless Overthinking wrote: > Bogdan (DM) posted: “Which mental ability is the most important and why? ” > LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I agree. However insight into ones own habitual ways of thinking is valuable. Empathy is probably one my most valued qualities in a person. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Yeah. But what I’m saying is, each of these abilities have their uses in different situations. It’s the difference between Chess and Checkers. 😜 LikeLiked by 1 person Yes. I agree 😊 LikeLiked by 2 people Well, yeah because they all act together 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply One’s ability to think critically. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply What does critical thinking mean to you? LikeLike Reply Memory LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Why memory? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Think Alzheimer’s LikeLiked by 1 person Fair point. LikeLiked by 1 person To see each aspect of any situation and act in right way LikeLiked by 1 person Reply What do you think this “right way” depends of? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It depends on various things. Like what you are doing should not only benefit you but should also help others. Sometimes you might not like what you are doing, but you are doing as it is right thing to do.. LikeLiked by 1 person I’d say ignorance, not in a lack of knowledge sorta way, but more of an “Ignorance is bliss” way LikeLiked by 1 person Reply So the ability to see and acknowledge things without letting them affect you, right? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Perfectly said, for reason being, if one doesn’t let the judgment of others affect their being, then nothing can get in the way of self-progression. LikeLiked by 1 person Adaptability … Nothing is ever certain, but change. The mental acuity to do so is paramount to All other mental tasks or we become stymied. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply The quicker we can adapt, the higher the chances to improve. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Memory, because of you can’t remember, what’s there to forget? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Nice touch! 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Patience as without it we may lose everything .. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes! That’s very true! LikeLike Reply No mental thinks LikeLiked by 1 person Reply How come? LikeLike Reply Stability LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. 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