Ask Biella

Ask Biella: "Do our opinions shape our perspective or do our perspectives shape our opinions?"

Selective Emphasis Dear Doug, most decidedly it is both. Confirmation bias is an excellent example of opinions shaping, and distorting,…

Ask Biella: "How correct is the statement that happiness always comes from within? If so, why citizens of some countries consider themselves happier than citizens of others?"

Cause and Effect Dear Rūta, happiness has to come from within. If it comes from without, it’s not our happiness,…

Ask Biella: "What’s the most positive thing you can say to a person?"

Meaningful Positivity “What’s the most positive thing you can say to a person?“ Dear Saksham, what immediately springs to mind…

Ask Biella: "What seems logical, but is actually false?"

Popular Myths “What seems logical, but is actually false?” Dear Solomon, there is so much which falls into this category.…

Ask Biella: “What is something that always makes you happy?”

Earnest Goodness Dear Shayan, Earnest Goodness always makes me happy. Much adds to my positivity, but Earnest Goodness especially delights…

Ask Biella: “What is a thought experiment that you find extremely hard and/or impossible?”

Usefulness and Value Dear David, I had to think long and hard about this. But, not because of the difficulty…

Ask Biella: “What is the key to true happiness and success?”

Awareness Dear Helth, the key is Awareness. The ultimate goal is freedom, true freedom, but, without Awareness that is problematic.…

Ask Biella: “What is a good example of turning a negative situation into a positive?”

Dear Ashley, a quote from the Young Man came up as I was thinking about a particularly good example of…

Ask Biella: “How do we remain positive when so much negativity surrounds us in our world?”

Dear Judy, we remain Positive by being realistic. 🙂 Yes, this seems counter-intuitive. But, it’s a matter of having an…

Ask Biella: “Can belief be regained?”

Choice Dear Hamma, yes absolutely it can be regained! Belief is a choice. Understanding, knowing, and accepting full responsibility for…

Ask Biella: “Is it better to be realistic rather than being optimistic?”

Realism Dear Amirul, if we are truly realistic, we also have to be optimistic. 🙂 Maybe it doesn’t seem so,…

Ask Biella: “Is there a step by step for setting intent?”

Wants and Desires If I have to say, I’d say it starts with tuning in to what we really really…

Ask Biella: “Are narcissists predictable?”

Self-Obsessive They are, extremely so. A key perspective to remember about narcissists is that they are also obsessives. Their obsession…

Ask Biella: “What is the biggest motivation of our life?”

Life-Motivation Dear Amirul, Motivation varies so much from individual to individual and if we examine why, it seems random. However,…

Ask Biella: “Healthy wealthy happy and free which is more important?”

Dear Adwoa, I would have to say free. Let me just throw wealth out right away. There are plenty people…