Frequently Asked Questions

What are MindTime Cards™?

MindTime Cards™ is a complete discovery experience. It is centered around playing the MindTime cards as a way to reveal insights about our thinking in various life situations. Players can read about their MindTime Archetype, which conveniently groups all Thinking Styles into 10 archetypal groups. There are various uses for the cards described with clear instructions. The online calculator takes the results of the cards being played and reveals a person’s archetype. They are automatically redirected to an in-depth results experience. Included in this results report there is a section on relationships and how archetypes relate to and find value in each other.

They can be used alone, with another person, or in a group.

MindTime Cards is based on solid science and research. To learn more about MindTime and the MindTime framework visit
MindTime Cards reveal the forces behind many of our individual differences as people and our patterns of thought.

Our thinking patterns are responsible for our ‘style’ or way of being in life. They tell us:

  • what we think is important
  • how we relate to others
  • how we communicate
  • what we need to feel safe and secure
  • how we organise our lives (or don’t)
  • and many other aspects of what we know to be ourselves and how we are in the world.

With MindTime Cards you can explore how these patterns of thought affect a person’s motivations and how they behave. You can also discover what you and they resist and why. With this understanding of ourselves and others, we can communicate better and connect more deeply with the people around us.

Are MindTime Cards™ a game?

Not in the typical sense, for one there are no winners or losers and the effect they can have is very real and lasting. People change their understanding of themselves, and their relationships with other people. MindTime Cards are grounded in real science, research, and ancient philosophy. They present a practical, step-by-step way to get to know your own thinking. When you play with 2 or more people it will give you a language and framework to understand how you each think and interact in the world.

Who are MindTime Cards™ for?

MindTime Cards are for everyone who wants to develop a deeper understanding and awareness of how things really work in human behaviour. People who wish to improve their experience of life and become more valuable to themselves and others will find this experience very valuable.

How do I use MindTime Cards™?

MindTime Cards help you to explore how our thinking is driving our experience and more specifically, the quality of that experience. The specific way you use the cards will depend on if you are playing by yourself or with others and what your questions are. What you can learn about yourself and other people is only limited by your imagination. MindTime Cards provide you with the tools to inquire, you provide the mind doing the inquiring. Visit the application page to learn how to use MindTime cards for individuals, pairs, or groups.

How many players does the game support?

As many as want to play and you have MindTime Cards decks for.

How long does it take to play one game?

That’s really hard to say. It depends not only on the number of players but also on how much enjoyment and exploring you can handle. You can take 20 – 30 minutes, or 3 hours. It’s up to you.

What is the age range?

Currently MindTime Cards are geared for 16 years and up. We will be developing versions for younger audience in the future. Interested? Let us know.

Is there a learning curve?

Once you’ve played the cards you will immediately have light bulbs popping with insights about yourself. Over time, you will probably notice yourself using your newfound understanding to gain insights into how other people are behaving. It is so simple to track just 3 patterns and get to recognise them in others.
You learn as you go, it’s really quite simple, and it always gives you immediate insights and a clearer view of your life.

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