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Deep thought provoking questions on warrior mentality shine a bright light on one of the most ancient psychological archetypes known to humanity - the warrior. The perfect antidote to victim mentality, the attitude of the warrior embodies a powerful spirit that empowers us on the path to self-development and positive life change.
The warrior within wants us to engage with life, it wants us to live vitally, with no holding back. It would see us refuse to give negativity a stage and would have us forge a conscious and brave path through life.
When we are well connected with our inner-warrior we feel the same way. The warrior's positive life force and fierce determination in the face of adversity become our own.
The inner victim, on the other hand, is perpetually concerned. It's basic stance is passive - it feels encroached upon by life and circumstance. When the inner victim has its way, we just feel like curling up in a ball and waiting for it all to be over.
The victim within is content living within the stifling confines of the mind - however painful the experience may be. The victim within has grown accustomed to suffering. 'Better the enemy you know' is it's mantra.
The warrior within can never be content with such an existence. The inner-warrior believes in vitality, not suffering. It would have us step out of suffering and walk brave new pathways of our own creation.
Inspiration, not fear, determines the warrior's path.
When we're in touch with the warrior within we aspire and determine to live the same way. The inner-victim is left behind.
Reflecting on the thought provoking questions below can help summon and connect with the warrior within...
Following below are some thought provoking questions about warrior mentality - the warrior within.
What is a warrior mentality and how can it help me lead a better life?
Is a warrior mentality a negative or positive thing to have or even cultivate?
Does adopting a warrior mentality mean that I need to become aggressive and hurt others? How can a warrior mentality be a positive force in my life?
Why do so many wisdom traditions have such a deep respect and appreciation for the spirit of the warrior?
How does a warrior mentality and victim mentality relate to one another?
Is self sovereignty an important aspect of a warrior mentality?
Does cultivating a warrior mentality mean attacking weaknesses? Or does it mean understanding weaknesses and working to surmount them?
Is a victim mentality even an option for someone working on cultivating a warrior mentality?
Is there such a thing as a mentality that is 'in-between' being a 'warrior' and being a 'victim'? Or are these 'total' mentalities - one being completely incompatible with the other?
What is the true strength of adopting a warrior mentality in dealing with oneself and one's own inner conflicts and doubts?
What are the costs of indulging victim thinking?
Do I have any negative connotations associated with the word 'warrior', that could stand in the way of cultivating a wholly beneficial warrior mentality?
Do I have any negative connotations associated with 'being strong'? How about 'strong thinking'?
Can cultivating strong thinking be a wholly positive thing? How would this look like?
How would you look, act and relate to things differently with strong thinking in place?
How can your strong thinking be of great benefit to others?
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