Deep, thought provoking questions on victim mentality points a revealing finger at the victim within. The victim within likes to play dumb, it likes to hide and pretend that it doesn't exist. Yet, taking a close look can reveal this slippery foe. Asking powerful questions can help flesh it out and bring it to light - where it can then dissolve.
Thought provoking questions on victim thinking below...
Is a victim mentality something we are born with or is it something that we learn?
What does it mean to think like a victim or to have a victim mentality? Is it possible that even the bravest and most courageous of people are guilty of harboring victim thinking from time to time?
Do I ever fall prey to the victim thinking? When and how does it most often happen to me? In what situations or circumstances? What are the triggers?
Why are we so often seduced into a victim mindset? Is there anything appealing about entertaining a victims point of view?
What are some plausible benefits of adopting victim thinking? In what ways can it make us feel more safe? In what ways can it serve to protect us from discomfort?
What systematic self improvement ideas & techniques can I use to walk away from victim thinking?
Is a warrior mentality compatible with a victim mindset or are they mutually exclusive? What would it take to start adopting one in favor of the other?
If I think that there's nothing to be done about my victim thinking...isn't this victim thinking itself?
How much of my current thinking serves to keep victim thinking in place? What kind of thinking do I need to adopt in order to push victim thinking right out-of-the-mind?
Is pushing victim thinking right out of the mind an aggressive intention? Is there any harm in this intent?
There is an inner victim that hides itself within the recesses of the mind. To lead lives that we can look back upon with a knowing smile and a glint of pride in our eyes, we need to recognize this aspect of our psyche and sabotage it's tendency to take control of our lives.
The victim within will try to dissuade us from our journey of stepping out-of-the-mind. It always sees us as weaker and less capable than we actually are. The victim within is easily threatened by change - even if the change is in a direction we determined as positive.
To step out-of-the-mind we need to stop taking guidance from the victim within. We can't climb altitudes with a heavy pack. A victim mentality is simply not needed where we're headed.
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