The Healthy Mind Blog

01/13/2021

Q/A What is an Ideal?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example:  Q/A:  What is AN IDEAL?   An ideal is a principle, idea, or standard that is HIGH, very good and worth trying to achieve.  It is something to aspire to because it’s elevated.  It is also measurable.  In other words, you know at all times where you are in relationship to the ideal Here is an […]
12/15/2020

Q/A: Are We Becoming Too Quick to be Offended? Baby it’s Cold Outside

I like to begin class with a Q/A. A Q/A is a question or ideas to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: Are we becoming people who are too quick to be offended? The 2018 Christmas controversy was a song that has been in the standard rotation of Christmas classics replayed each December on car radios and in the malls. Baby, it’s Cold Outside was written by a prolific Broadway composer in 1944.  The song won an Academy Award […]
11/10/2020

Q/A: What Do You Want The Most?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example:  Q/A:  What do you want most in life?  In other words,  what are your GOALS, your Hopes and Dreams for your future? Follow Up Question Q/A: How do your daily choices align with these Goals, Desires, Hopes and Dreams? (If they don’t line up, you have a good intention not a goal.) TEACHER NOTE:  My philosophy  […]
10/16/2020

Q/A: In Order To Be A Good Person, You Have To Do Something Good. So, Why Don’t We?

  I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: In Order To Be A Good Person, You Have To Do Something Good. So, Why Don’t We? 1. 2. 3. TEACHER NOTES: In order to be a “GOOD” person, you have to do something good.  It’s a lot easier to do the wrong thing (which many times is to walk or turn away or […]
09/17/2020

Q/A: What Makes You Happy?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: What Would Make You Happy?  Explain why. A.  Money B.  Cool Stuff C.  Popularity D.  Achievement/Success E.  A Great Body F. G.   Q/A:  Does what you think will make you happy an indication of what you value the most?   Yes   No  Explain your answer     TEACHER NOTES: Something to explore.  There […]
08/27/2020

Q/A: How Do You Avoid Being Pulled Over By a Cop?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  How Do You Avoid Being Pulled Over By a Cop?  Any ideas? BE INVISIBLE  According to Retired Chief Charles Sewell:  1.   “Traffic cops see vehicles as mere traffic and rarely pay attention to particular vehicles unless the drivers do something to bring attention to themselves.”1   2. “ The odds of being pulled over by […]
08/03/2020

Q/A: Attract what you expect. Reflect what you desire. Become what you respect. Mirror what you admire. Analyze the statement and explain how you Attract, Reflect, Become and Mirror.

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  Attract what you expect.  Reflect what you desire.  Become what you respect.  Mirror what you admire.   Analyze the statement and explain how you Attract,  Reflect,  Become and  Mirror. Attract what you expect——  The law of attraction states we attract into our lives the things/people that we want.  Kind people attract kind people.  Insecure people attract […]
07/22/2020

Q/A: Why is it easier to say, people have a right to health care than to INSIST that each person has a responsibility to live healthy lifestyle?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  Why is it easier to say, people have a right to health care than to INSIST that each person has a responsibility to live healthy lifestyle? Q/A:  What is a healthy lifestyle? TEACHER NOTE: I have a doctor friend who once said, “ if people ate properly, limited soda (sugar) consumption, exercised, maintained a healthy […]
06/23/2020

Q/A: Which is More Dangerous, Anger or Contempt?  Explain Your Answer.

Anger can engage and contempt can separate. So, what is more dangerous, anger or contempt?

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