Inner Growth Word of The Day 261 – Apathy

September 18

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Apathy


Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (n.) 1. lack of feeling or emotion.  2. lack of interest or concern.


Apathy in a sentence:  When you feel apathy there are reasons that lead to this, which are quite in-depth when exploring them.


Apathy in action: If something that has happened to someone or to you doesn’t provoke an emotional response or is not of concern, that can be apathy.


Apathy and inner growth: A look at those situations where you feel apathy allows you to pursue inner growth as you find out why there are those feelings of apathy.  As you dive in to each reason you uncover more and more about yourself and what is going on within you.


Apathy and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What does apathy mean to me? How does apathy apply in my life?  What have I learned from my apathy?  When did I first think about apathy?  When do I experience apathy?  How has apathy affected my relationships?  Why does apathy take place when it does?  Who do I think of when I think about apathy and why?


  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with apathy at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list think about one situation where you experienced apathy that stands out in some significant way.  Write about this experience and use the words from your list to write about it if you can.


  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about apathy and allow them to flow throughout you paying close attention to what they evoke and where they tend to go to as you feel those emotions. When you’re ready allow thoughts to come in of moments you’ve experienced with apathy and notice how your feelings change.


Your turn – Share your apathy sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂


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