We know people who come out of really tricky situations with relative ease. Things seem to flow for them. They seem to know how to find a workaround for every problem.

How do they do this? How is it that for most of us, negative situations tend to turn into a negative spiral while for a select few, it’s like untying a knot?

The reason for this is that they use one of the most powerful yet profoundly simple tool to turn situations around its head:

Questions.

Our mind always serves us with an answer to whatever question we ask it…

Akshay Iyer

Researcher — Robot Perception | Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA

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