How many years do you think it takes to have the ability to completely change as a person in an enduring and fundamental way?

In my humble opinion I dont think there is any annual minimums set on personal growth. I'm not sure one can competely change either. You can change the way you think, the way you react, your attitude, your outlook, Etc but you can't completely change who you are as a person because your experiences

Why do people hate Apple iOS?

I'm not pro Apple and I don't use iPhones, yet this gives me absolutely no reason to hate it.Credit must be given to Apple for creating such an efficient and nice looking operating system. It looks clean and organized.

Why should I be sad? I personally smile every time, but people give negative looks. Why?

You can notice often that whenever someone is sad, spending time with that person makes you sad too because Emotional states are as infectious as physical diseases. You may feel that you are helping the needy sad person who is always complaining about his/her life that everything is going wrong in that person's life but

Why are some people so afraid to say 'I don't know'?

Ego. Protecting one's pride and reputation.It's about social conditioning. You're generally more comfortable saying "I don't know" to friends, or saying it to superficial issues. You're also very likely to hear "I don't know... but it doesn't matter / concern

Are most people happy?

It doesn't matter actually, because you will never know if they are truly happy or just pretending to be, except for yourself.Once you really get to know yourself (which I still have to do though...) you will know whether or not

What makes you feel important?

You.Its youIts only youYou can make urself feel importantBy being positive all the tjmeBy making happy people around youBy supporting your lov onesBy enjoying moments with ur friendsBy having amazing time in aloneBy remembering GodBy keep thanking HIM for having such a wonderful lifeAnd last but not least...your parents. They make u not only happy

How to deal with people using me against myself

Avoid them or keep information from them. If they are in the dark about you, they can't push your buttons.

What are some things most people don't know about you?

I know nothing.Tore pages of an encyclopedia in a library. Reason being I hated the librarian.I observe people when they don't notice.Most of my friends have no idea about Quora. Hence they don't know that i write.Coarse Slanger.I used to pee in my pants upto my 5th standard.I am a

Are old people jealous of young people?

There are things about youth that I would love to have, and there are things about youth that I'm so glad I don't have to deal with any more.What I love about youthHaving much more energyBeing able to stay up all nightBeing able to imbibe all kinds of noxious things and

How old should someone be before referring to people at least a decade older by their first names?

My dad was in the military, so I was raised in that environment. My parents were also bridge players, so I met a large number of military and their dependents who were also bridge people. Every man (and some women) of my parents' acquaintance was in the military or a military dependent. Those in the military had earned

Why do people fail?

Okay so this question has its own importance and the answer can be versatile.I always prefer to answer by relating it to incidences I have been or I have seen. I think one should always be optimistic and buoyant . But more importantly I think consistency only comes through interest. Once you are disinterested sweet turns

Why do sad people always like to smile?

They want to hide the pain behind the smile.If you see their eyes, you can catch them.Come nearer to them and pat on their shoulders, they will break down.They are the breavest souls I have seen ever.

Why are people so insistent that Tesla, SpaceX and other companies helping this world are going to fail?

Others have written about Tesla and its short sellers.Regarding SpaceX, I suspect that much of the doom-mongering is wishful thinking by people making money from expendable launchers including Boeing and the SLS program.

What is something that not many people know?

The gambler's fallacy.This bizarre phenomenon happens quite often, even if you aren't or never have been a gambler. This is a belief that if something occurs more often than usual that it will happen less frequently in the future or

Why do people flaunt their Apple products?

By flaunt, if you mean that they display the very conspicuous Apple logo on their MacBook Pros and such, then I would venture that they are just not taking extra effort to hide the logo. The logo does not look bad, does

Is it possible to be alone and happy?

Yes, it is possible to be alone and happy. I say this on the basis of first-hand experience. I was married. I am now divorced. I have no wife and no girlfriend. I am happier than I was when I was married. But there is moreI have realised that I could have

Why do some people dislike dancing?

Because it's unnecessary. I feel like an animal showing its agility if I was to dance. I get embarrassed because I disrespect myself if I dance, for seeing the lack of reason in it. It feels like conforming to a bunch of monkeys. It's wise to befriend those monkeys and show them you're alike if

Does life always punish arrogant people?

Not necessarily. Quite a few can get through their lives without getting their arrogance checked. If we knew we were definitely going to be appropriately punished for our misdeeds we wouldn't have crimes, would we?

Why do people hate being fat?

In a society where thin appears to be the only acceptable body type worthy of making the cover of magazines and the only body type that can make it in particular industries, is there any wonder? We have been fed this ridiculous notion that if you

What are some things most people don't know about you?

I know nothing.Tore pages of an encyclopedia in a library. Reason being I hated the librarian.I observe people when they don't notice.Most of my friends have no idea about Quora. Hence they don't know that i write.Coarse Slanger.I used to pee in my pants upto my 5th standard.I am a

Is it true as men get older they care less about looks?

For me personally, no, but from what I have observed about other men, definitely yes.I have been asked many times why I continue to pursue bodybuilding and care so much about my appearance when I have a significant other. When I ask them why they would assume that just because I have a significant other, that

Why do so many people buy expensive cars?

A2A ThanksThere are a whole range of reasons. I think number one is that they have simply been "sold to" - it is the accepted social norm to place a large proportion of their capital into a rapidly depreciating mass produced

Is turning evil really makes life easier?

It might see so and might as well - I've been contemplating this for a while, but to me has every time seemed that it is harder to turn evil than just get on with life as you know it.By turning evil you want to become

Why do people like to feel afraid?

It's an adrenaline rush when you feel afraid. Your body is fighting every instinct to stop going and get away.Your body is always ready to fight or flee. Fear increases dopamine and endorphin levels which are feel good chemicals and give you like a natural high.Its like being

Why do Western people freak out when someone over 18 years of age dates a minor, even if the age gap is less than 6 years?

While one wishes to avoid generalizations because there are exceptions like a 15-yer-old boy loving a 12-year-old girl and proceeding to a happy 40-year marriage, there are questions of relative maturity levels and the younger partner being able to physically and emotionally

Can teachers envy their student?

I'd actually say that was unprofessional behaviour from that teacher... though there is a chance she was being flippant and trying to get a smile (which is a tactic often used by teachers to gain rapport) but in this case

How do people dance?

West Coast Swing Is This Thing We DoThis dance may change the way you see the world.I love to dance West Coast swing. I am totally and completely addicted to West Coast swing. I've got the bug, bad! I express this feeling to others outside of the West Coast

Why are so many people afraid of technological singularity? Maybe it could be something better, than worse. Or are people just afraid of something they do not know?

Stupid and egocentric people think that everyone is trying to harm them. Therefore, they see EVERYTHING as a threat.For those who think ai is dangerous: we have thermonuclear weaponry. Which is infinitely more dangerous than ai. Chill out.

What is wrong with my sleeping pattern?

The witching hours are between 2-4am at night.  Supposedly that's when we're at our height of intuition.  Maybe someone at some point said to you that "you must sit and think about it.".....And then you do.It could be a vitamin deficiency like one of my friends who needed to take D and b12.  She sleeps

Why am I always happy?

It is a self- contradictory question !  An always happy state will never give birth to any question . If you were  always  happy , this question should not have come to your mind at all . Only unhappiness and discontent state can create such questions , not the always happy

How old should someone be before referring to people at least a decade older by their first names?

My dad was in the military, so I was raised in that environment. My parents were also bridge players, so I met a large number of military and their dependents who were also bridge people. Every man (and some women) of my parents' acquaintance was in the military or a military dependent. Those in the military had earned

When do you feel happy?

At 8:30 p.m,I was feeding my mother in bed she was sitting and not feeling well,my father was sitting next to her...Few minutes later my mumma was faint she fell down in bed...she was not able to breathe properly I and dad got

Are people genuinely happy for others?

Interesting question which implies strongly that you the asker do not have the ability to feel genuine happiness for others. This could be because you have never felt love for anyone or that you feel so deprived of happiness that you begrudge anyone else who was not deprived

Why are people so afraid of psychopaths?

Because psychopothy is a terrifying thing and it is also poorly understood. Someone who feels absolutely nothing is a terrifying thought, it makes them capable of things you can't even imagine doing.

Why does everyone have a different definition of what happiness is? What's yours?

Everyone is searching for the same thing but they don't realize they are the answer.You are the sought.You are happiness.Knowing your self is what happiness means/Don't travel the world looking for diamonds when you have them in your pockets all along.

Are people allowed to read in prison?

They are, indeed. Reading materials may be chosen only from the lists of allowable publications, books found in the library, or religious materials. Books or magazines sent to inmates will only be accepted if they come directly from the publisher, so none that are not approved can enter the institution. Of course, they can also read

What is the best way to practice patience?

I was asked to answer and would love to throw out my two cents.Let's assume there are two causes* for losing ones patience, or not having enough "length" in your capacity to be patient. The first is anxiety. The second, annoyance.Anxious

Why do people like Apple products?

Apart from their customer support online or on the phone, their customer service in their Apple stores is simply phenomenal - I would even say second to none in the tech industry. I recently wrote an article on the

Why do people feel happy for others?

empathy is wired deep within our brains. I watched a documentary about this a while back. I can not remember the details but basically as part of our group mentality sort of wiring it was important that we were all at approximately the same emotional feelings as the others, and to be able

Why do people hate Tesla?

Not really sure, but it appears that people & large Corp (esp oil) are afraid of the change that it is causing.No one likes true change in our life. Just think, who liked getting rid of the horse & buggy? Only Studebaker evolved to

What are the Tips for people who are scared of the stage?

Fear is one of the worst things that stop person from doing any thing. At any given point of time we really suffer from that. As far as your fear is concerned my simple suggestion is explore your self. Try to

What is the best way of increasing our productivity?

Everyone goes through a lazy cycle during the workday, that slows down the whole workflow, causing the productivity graph going down. However, you might feel guilty of not being able to complete those important things done. But at times you feel the most alert and excited to take critical decisions. These differences in energy peaks,

Why do some people hate Apple devices without even having used one?

May be coz after using these devices it is proved that these devices are useless and people are out of wordsLOL-------------Rajat TaheemReview Enthusiast (Google/Youtube/Twitter taheemrajat)13+ years of Industrial IT Experience..Send me a personal message on Quora in case you need further help -