# 5 Ways to Solve a Problem - wikiHow

**10. They have reasonable expectations:** Good problem solvers have reasonable expectations as to what the solution would be. They understand that there are many elements effecting a situation and that idealistic ways of thinking and going about solving a problem will be counterproductive.

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### 5 Ways to Solve All Your Problems | Psych Central

Einstein, on the other hand, thought mostly outside the box of his day's prevailing wisdom, or what was known at the time, and such exploration is the essence of solving problems in untried and untested ways. His theory of relativity questioned key assumptions of Newtonian physics. Einstein even characterized himself as a little strange—but strangeness is what it takes to solve ill-defined problems, or to solve fairly well-defined problems in new and unusual ways.

### Four Effective Ways to Solve Problems - UGN Automotive

**Takeaway**: More than one solution might technically solve the problem, but which of them will work best depends a great deal on the people involved. Keep an open mind and, if possible, try more than one to see which works out best.

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**Do you know how to solve life problems? Life is of course full of problems. In fact, it’s so full of problems that at times it seems as though solving one problem creates a new problem. But having problems is a necessary part of life. And living life in optimal ways requires understanding how to solve life problems. In fact, it could be said that those who successfully work through their problems live a happier, more fulfilling and rewarding life. But how to solve life problems? Is there a formula for solving all of life’s problems? Well, maybe not a formula, but using the following six steps can definitely bring some value.**

**Thinking about how to solve life problems always begins with proper perspective.**However, in order to gain proper perspective you need to ask the right questions. This all of course begins the moment you decide to

**turn your problem into a question and start restating it in a variety of ways.**This is advantageous because asking a question brings along with it possibilities and answers. It encourages us to focus on solutions rather than getting lost within the intricacies of our problem. Asking one question of course brings to mind other possible questions.

**And with every question asked you gain deeper insights that can help you solve your life problems.**

**What does it take to become a great problem solver, and why is it so important? More specifically, what does it actually take to solve a problem? Problem solving is of course something that we do every single day. Life is full of problems, and in order to live life in optimal ways we must successfully overcome these problems. The level of happiness and fulfilment we experience is essentially tied to our ability to solve problems effectively. But is there a method or a process of steps we could take that would help us solve a problem? Well there actually is, and it requires working through six key phases.**Sometimes the harder we try to solve our life problems, the less progress we seem to make. If you ever reach that point, then it can be helpful to step back from trying so hard, and instead

**spend time pondering over your problem in a variety of ways.**To ponder over a problem requires putting yourself into a relaxed state-of-mind, and then just allowing your imagination to go to work. You can of course do this while lying in bed, walking along the beach, or while meditating. Sometimes it just takes time to solve a problem.

**You need to give your ideas the space to manifest, to grow and expand in your imagination.**