21 Signs You Are Open-Minded

By Follow Your Own Rhythm


Have you ever wondered whether you approach life with a sense of openness?

Maybe you always thought of yourself as open-minded but aren’t really sure if you actually ARE open-minded?

Or maybe you just want to learn more about what it takes?

Whatever it is, you're in the right place. 

I talk more in depth about the importance of keeping an open-mind here, and I cover the 5 key habits to an open-mind here, but for now, lets go over the...


21 behavioral and thinking patterns that indicate that you approach life with an open-mind

1.     You embrace new ideas and possibilities

2.     You are open to change and growth

3.     You are flexible and adaptive

4.     You prefer spontaneity and unpredictability

5.     You think outside of the box and solve problems in a creative and original manner

6.     You are not attached to any specific routine, belief, mindset, tradition, or behavior

7.     You approach people and situations with a fresh eye

8.     You question what you know and constantly seek the truth

9.     You aren’t afraid to get out of your comfort zone

10.  You take risks

11.  You make decisions independently and don’t rely on others to tell you what to do, think, and believe

12.  You like to venture out, explore, go off the beaten path

13.  You are open to new possibilities even if they are unpopular

14.  You are forgiving and accepting

15.  You are honest with yourself and admit your faults

16.  You are curious about life

17.  You trust that ultimately, everything’s going to turn out for the best

18.  You are optimistic

19.  You don’t let anything hold you back from getting where you want to be

20.  You trust that everything in life is here to help you grow

21.  You don’t take things personally as you understand; it isn’t about you

How did you do?  Which of the patterns do you fully embody? Which ones do you need to spend more time practicing? Share your reflections in the comments below!