Open-mindedness and tolerance
I can disagree without arguing or raising my voice.
I am able to recognize, accept, and enjoy differences of opinions.
I take into consideration others' view when making decisions.
I actively seek out new experiences to get new perspectives of life.
I am good at listening to what others have to say.
When I disagree I try to understand why they say or do what they do.
I always view important issues from different perspectives.
I have a diverse group of friends.
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Private notes on 'open-mindedness and tolerance'
People who are more open-minded and creative live longer. An open mind has shown to increase the chance of health treatments to work (even if the treatment is a placebo). Open-minded individuals tend to invest more effort in acquiring information, which, in turn, is important for good decision making in your personal life. Open-mindedness supports learning which is associated with higher performance in the workplace. Open-minded individuals are less swayed by singular events and are more resistant to suggestion and manipulation.
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