Curiosity...Where Did It Go?
What is curiosity? It is, the desire to learn or know about anything; inquisitiveness. 1 We learn even more about curiosity when we look at synonyms. Words such as the following seem to shed light on an explorative mindset and a sincere desire to know something. Concern, Interest, Eagerness, Inquisitiveness, Investigation, Questioning, Regard, Searching, Thirst for Knowledge The ability to be truly curious equips us with a mindset that fosters creativity, problem solving and supports our emotional and mental disposition. It’s the antidote to fear, with which, one shrinks back. Curiosity is a skill that moves us forward in life. Curiosity is not something that just happens to us. It once seemed so natural, but as an adult it has become a skill that requires attention and development. This has become a key component for Life Coaches. There are many things that a coach will help develop in a client, and provoking curiosity is central to that work. “The only barrie