Does a strong mind require life to be challenging ?

Jump to Last Post 1-8 of 8 discussions (8 posts)
  1. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    Does a strong mind require life to be challenging ?

    what I mean is that if a person has an easy life, will their mind be weaker when life does challenge them?

  2. keyenhancer profile image82
    keyenhancerposted 7 years ago

    Good question, but do you determine your strength by the challenges you conquer? If so, then having challenges to over come will bring you a sense of that 'strong man'. Either way, over coming challenges will always bring that sense of accomplishment, but I would dare say that it is not the determining factor for your strength.

    I'm assuming we are talking strength of the mind and heart? If so, then your strength is determined by the ability to make conscious decisions without allowing your emotions to do the deciding for you. The ability to be ready to over come said challenges, and do whats right, even if the most influential person in your life tries to convince you otherwise.

    And most importantly, the ability to change yourself for the better. No one is perfect, but we should always strive to be a better man, woman, spouse, parent, sibling, etc. The only thing in your way of that is obviously you, but to jump the hurdle that is yourself and to let go those fears will truly determine those strengths.

    On a personal note, my wife and I did the Love Dare. I recommend it for anyone wanting to be a better spouse, but it touches on so much more than that. Its basically a 40day step on how to show a love that stems from your consciousness and not one that is effected by your day to day emotions.

    Good luck, God bless, and I hope this helps!

  3. profile image0
    jasper420posted 7 years ago

    I dont think so i dont thinkanyone hasan easy life we all strugle with smething some how and even if you dont well just be thankfull that in itself makes you strong

  4. mcrawford76 profile image80
    mcrawford76posted 7 years ago

    I don't think they would be less intellegent, you mind is what you feed it. Though I would say that I think a life with no challenges would be boring.

  5. luxoccasus profile image59
    luxoccasusposted 7 years ago

    Life is challenging in the world we all live in today whether you have a strong mind or not.I think a stronger mind demands more of life and attracts bigger challenges by having bigger dreams and higher expectations.

  6. stefancando profile image66
    stefancandoposted 7 years ago

    I'm no expert but maybe a strong mind comes from the ability to make connections (between different kinds of information). By staying in your confort zone, you mind has less of a chance to create meaningful connections. Just like mcrawford76 said, it would be a bit boring to only have it easy.

    Still, there are ways to lead a stress-free life and yet be challenged. You can read, play different games, paint, write, meet new people etc. Each of these activities brings new knowledge by stimulating your creativity.
    In the end, you decide on your own just how big a challenge you want to face.

  7. Jarn profile image80
    Jarnposted 7 years ago

    Most challenges in life require a strong body, not a strong mind. A strong mind is the privalege of those who have enough money to afford a good education and can avoid manual labor for the remainder of their existence.

  8. Daughter Of Maat profile image96
    Daughter Of Maatposted 6 years ago

    Strength of the mind is the result of a person's beliefs, values and integrity. Although intelligence can make the mind stronger, someone who is considered unintelligent can have just as strong a mind as a genius. It's all about core values. A strong mind has the ability to make difficult decisions based solely on their values and integrity no matter what the consequences. What's difficult for one person may be extremely easy for another, so this is a difficult question because everything is relative.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)