How Does Your Vocabulary Influence How You Think?

It seems clear that your word choices impact how you express yourself to others. But I wonder if it might be true that the words you know can influence how you think about a particular topic.

How does your vocabulary influence how you think?

Related questions: How does the language you speak shape you? How can you grow your vocabulary? Why do accents exist?

 

How Can We Turn Ideas Into Actions?

I have plenty of ideas. In fact, I have so many ideas that it is often difficult to focus on just one, and so I never take action. Or a plan seems so big that it can be overwhelming to try to accomplish. Or laziness gets the best of you and nothing ever happens.

There are many reasons why a plan might never come to fruition. But how can we avoid that fate and turn our thoughts into reality?

Related questions: Where do ideas come from? How can we be more productive?  How important is the repetition in our lives?

Why Do We Like What We Like?

We all like things: a particular band, or a preferred author. We have a favorite food, and a best friend. Having a preference is such a basic element of who we are that it was the first thing you were allowed to do on Facebook — to “like” something.

How we determine these likes is less clear.

Hence our question: Why do we like what we like?

Related questions: What does it mean to like something? How do we change our likes? Why do we dislike what we dislike?