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Fear of silence Mind Map
Fear of silence Mind Map
Fear of silence Mind Map
Fear of silence Mind Map
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Fear of silence Mind Map


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Fear of silence Mind Map by Paul Foreman …

Fear of silence Mind Map by Paul Foreman

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  • 1. Fear of silenceDo you fear silence? If so, why? The fear of silence mind map covers some potential reasons and solutions forovercoming fear of silence.In order to transcend a fear of silence, as with any other fear you wish to conquer, you need to become comfortable withsilence.The main reason for being uncomfortable with silence is simply lack of familiarity with it; fearing the unknown.Essentially the mind comes up with reasons to fear silence or feel uncomfortable with it and therefore justify why it feelsuneasy and ultimately seek ways to avoid it. Avoiding fear doesn’t transcend fear it only postpones or delays it. Totranscend fear of silence you have to meet it head-on.The mind is used to noise, from waking up to throughout the day, and the constant noises around us. Have you everconsidered that the silent you is closer to the real you than the noisy you? Noise as in your thoughts, words and actionsthat form the daily you under which there is also a quieter you. Have you ever considered that it is impossible to belonely on a planet with over 6.8 billion people even if at times you “feel” lonely? Where have you gone when you feellonely? Into your thoughts!Silence is a beautiful realm available to relax, refresh and revitalise us. It welcomes us any time we choose to visit.Silence offers unconditional acceptance, a place beneath ego, judgment and identity. Once the mind settles, silenceembraces you in peace and effortless acceptance. Listening to silence takes no effort, once thoughts fade, or during thegaps between thoughts or noise you can hear silence. Beneath and between noises silence is there always.If the silent you is the real you what is the noisy you? Perhaps the noisy you is your need of distraction, the minds desireto seek entertainment and external acknowledgment of identity. Often silence is associated with sleep, meditation,nothingness, boredom, inactivity, perhaps even considered weird or spooky. Whatever the label, the fear is essentially alack of association with silence.When quiet perhaps you feel guilty for “doing nothing” or maybe doubts, fears and worries creep in – all of which arethoughts trying to convince you that silence is something odd or fearful. It’s a bit like fearing you might drown in a briefshower of rain.What makes you fear silence? Beneath the reasons the link is your thoughts. Your thoughts can stop you effortlesslyexploring silence. Two key points; your thoughts can stop you exploring silence and exploring silence is effortless. If youpay no attention to your thoughts telling you a story about silence and if you recognise that you need do nothing specialor in particular to access silence you are free to acknowledge and enjoy silence. How? You only ever have to listen.Regular listening transcends fear of silence.
  • 2. You listen to noises and the coming and going of noises, the gaps before, between and after noises. You listen tothoughts coming and going and the gaps before, between and after thoughts.As you become more accustomed to the listening, you become more and more aware of silence and with practice youcan develop patience to wait for noises, external or internal to pass. Most noises are quite brief, although occasionally analarm might sound and the noise seems constant; it may be continuous yet it won’t last indefinitely so the best thing todo is surrender to the noise, which means not to resist it and simply wait. Wait until the noise subsides and then observesilence once again. In the meantime listen to the noise totally and wait patiently.If you listen to birdsong, their call comes from silence, has gaps and fades back to silence once again. If you listen tomusic, most music has gaps and of course silence exists before and after the song.Silence is a meeting place of universal acceptance and equality where the entire planet meets at or on the same level.The entire planet meaning humans, animals, birds; the whole of nature and life.Silence is the backdrop to life, the blank canvas on which you paint your experiences of being.The antidote to a fear of silence is to listen and in listening, you’ll notice something incredible, something wonderful andawe inspiring – silence heals.In summary, to combat any fear of silence, you only need to remember one word.Listen.Recommended reading:“Stillness Speaks” by Eckhart TolleSee alsoMeditation Mind Map Thinking Tips Mind Map 85 Page E-Book “Stop Thinking”
  • 3. To see more Mind Maps by Paul Foreman visit theMind Map Inspiration Website and Subscribe to the Mind Map Inspiration Blog to receive new Mind Maps, plus creativity and drawing tips. Blog at Mindmaps ® were invented by Tony Buzan They help us progress from "linear" (one-dimensional) through "lateral" (two-dimensional) to "radiant" (multi-dimensional) thinking. For more information see his books and visit the following website: (Affiliate link)
  • 4. E-Books available from including:In this E-Book I share how I create ideas and help guide you towards the land of infinite possibilities. Never be stuck for an idea again! Contents Includes the following Mind Maps: 5W1H Idea Creation Why simple is often best Topical Ephemeral or Practical Immortal Fresh ideas Theory of the Brain Use thinking – don’t let it use you Idea Lifespan of an idea Planning Ahead and the Bigger Picture Simplicity of an idea Sparking Ideas Everything stems from a thought What is Original?Planning ahead and the bigger picture Thinking Styles Sparking ideas Thinking styles template Random thinking styles Creativity Toolkit Mind Map Creativity Toolkit Planetary Thinking Outside the box outside the box 360° Thinking Ideas don’t dry up – thoughts do Creative Focus Constant Daily Learner Odd Combinations Land of infinite possibilities Thinking outside the Box Thinking outside the Box Checklist Curious Brain Constant Daily Learner
  • 5. Beginners guide Learn how to take your drawing to the next level Colour wheel and use of colours in my second E-Book and discover the secrets of Suggested Equipment Drawing Fish "How I drew my minds" Drawing Cats Drawing Books Including: Using Stencils & Templates The thoughts behind the maps Drawing Hats Mind Map structure Mind Map Templates What products I use Drawing Curves & Shapes Tips and tricks for drawing Detailed breakdown of “Fantasy Mind Map” Colour placementEnhancing Creativity through Thought Reduction Image placement Drawing Speed Tests Detailed image analysis Drawing Faces Illustration walkthrough step by step Lettering Fast sketching Photo to Cartoon transfer Idea generation Drawing Tips and Tricks From a simple line and curve to an image Doodleboards Overlap and 3D Mind Maps Plus a few surprises!
  • 6. “Happiness Beyond Thought” 85 Page illustrated E-Book - Including Mind Maps £5.99 Includes: Happiness is your primary state Stop Thinking Happiness is inside youDiscover true happiness and inner peace Go Within Meditation Learn how to stop incessant thinking Organisation – Inner & Outer and take control of your thoughts Coming back to now (Present Moment Awareness) Learn how to meditate, relax your Includes the following Mind Maps: mind and body and foster inner calm Happiness is your primary state How to stay in the present moment Stop Thinking Tips Happiness is inside you How to let go, find simplicity and Go Within transform your life for good Meditation Organisation Simple tips and strategies for Present Moment Awareness a harmonious and stress-free life Positive Acronym Your Name Letting Go Plus a Bonus Mind Map
  • 7. “Mind Map Game Boards” 46 Page E-Book Plus 8 Large JPEG Image Set £5.99 Choice Maker Game Board Theme Maker Game Board Use the Choice Maker Game Board as a Random Choice Create ideas and storylines from the images within the Selector for idea generation, fun and more Theme Maker Game Board Choice Maker Blank Version “My Favourite” Mind Map The Blank version allows you to create unique Choice Outline your personal favourites for a snap shot of your Maker Game Boards of your own unique personality Boredom Buster Game BoardSelect random hobbies, ideas, pastimes and interests; for Bonus Mind Maps occasional daytrips, days out, or lifetime pursuits Two Bonus Mind Maps Chore Choice Game BoardAdd a fun element to sharing out or selecting chores using the Chore Choice Game Board Mind Map Game Board Image Set (8 Individual Large Size JPEG Images) Positive Thinking Game Board You can print the images out in whichever size you wish Enhance your mood and create a positive thinking and even laminate them for longevity environment with the Positive Thinking Game Board