Observing your thinkingAside from being sucked in to unconscious impulse buys, most of what we buy we know whether we feel...
“If I could buy this thought would I bother?”The following mind maps and posts offer more insight into how your thoughts s...
To see more Mind Maps by Paul Foreman visit theMind Map Inspiration Website www.mindmapinspiration.co.uk                  ...
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Observing your thinking Mind Map by Paul Foreman

Blog Post: http://www.mindmapinspiration.com/observing-your-thinking/

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  1. 1. Observing your thinkingAside from being sucked in to unconscious impulse buys, most of what we buy we know whether we feel it worthwhile,even if occasionally we might justify a purchase that we don’t really need.Have you ever considered the cost of thoughts?Not the cost of turning a wrong thought into a wrong action – specifically the thought itself.Here is a question to ponder:“If I could buy this thought would I bother?”Would you, having identified the thought, leave it on the shelf or purchase it?Is the thought worthwhile, positive, helpful, empowering or an out of date, discontinued model past its best? Is thethought worthy of your time and attention? Is the thought past its expiry date?Imagine your thoughts slowly passing before you on a conveyor belt like suitcases at the airport journeying by. Who isthe one reaching out, making selections? Who lets them pass on without attaching to them, or stopping the conveyor?Who replenishes the stock?What thoughts appear on your conveyor?Who put them there? Why?What is the value of each thought?Who sorts the thoughts and tries to create order or disorder?Do you really wish to reach out and grab that thought off of the conveyor?That’s a lot of questions, yet I hope it helps you see that observing your thinking helps enormously in making consciousand empowering choices.If you wish to recall one question from those above try this one as a takeaway experiment:
  2. 2. “If I could buy this thought would I bother?”The following mind maps and posts offer more insight into how your thoughts shape your life:Dealing with a negative thought mind map http://www.mindmapinspiration.com/dealing-with-a-negative-thought-mind-map-paul-foreman/Stop at the first thought and witness mind map http://www.mindmapinspiration.com/stop-at-the-first-thought-and-witness/Stuck in thought mind map Part 1 http://www.mindmapinspiration.com/stuck-in-thought-part-one/Stuck in thought mind map Part 2 http://www.mindmapinspiration.com/stuck-in-thought-part-two/Free 85 Page E-Book “Stop Thinking” http://www.mindmapinspiration.com/stop-thinking-free-85-page-e-book-paul-foreman/
  3. 3. To see more Mind Maps by Paul Foreman visit theMind Map Inspiration Website www.mindmapinspiration.co.uk and Subscribe to the Mind Map Inspiration Blog to receive new Mind Maps, plus creativity and drawing tips. Blog at www.mindmapinspiration.com 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: http://www.thinkbuzan.com/uk/a_id/4b6af8ce8268d (Affiliate link)
  4. 4. E-Books available from http://www.mindmapinspiration.co.uk 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. 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. 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. 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

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