This is the blog where counselors and therapists with the Lisbon Clinic of Therapy and Counseling (www.lisboncpc.org) write about mind issues, ideas, emotions, memories, dreams, art and life in general.
You're welcome to voice your opinions. At Lisbon Clinic we value the capacity to enjoy life in spite of all its difficulties. We want to be both thoughtful and helpful.
Curiosity isn't usually mentioned as a "soft skill". By curiosity I mean the capacity to take an interest in issues, to want to know more, go further. It's essential for our own growth to ask, to iquire, to research, to question. Always, without fearing critiques. An open mind that wants to learn is a guarantee for performance and progress.
Seth Godin is a man who thinks out of the box. His blog is full of very interesting ideas and concepts. This post is about curiosity. Take a look:
Bikes are invading cities in Europe and America. Here in Lisbon bit by bit their number is increasing. We have got a wonderful climate, there are no excuses not to ride a bike. It's healthy, good exercise and cheap. There are some dangers, of course, but we need to be cautious in all situations.
Now, you may ask yourself what kind of bike you should ride. The picture shows the models available, their pros and cons.
I ride a foldable bycicle that I can carry into places, bus or car truck. They also have a lower gravity center which makes them easier to ride. Foldables are not the best option for great distances however.
Good sensible advice to those that feel too stressed up. Of course stress is something that when excessive must be questioned. People may even get addicted to stress! Sometimes professional help is the best thing to do in the long run.
In the meantime take a look at these 40 suggestions from the greatist.com: