26 Questions for Yourself You Need to
Have you ever been asked a question that
the answer should be obvious, but you had to think hard before you answered?
The answer might be straight forward to some people, but to others who never
stop to think of a few things that happen in their lives, it could be
Sometimes we need to ask ourselves these
kinds of questions, just to give ourselves a “wake up call”. Below is a list of these kind of questions
that your answers will be obvious for a few, but for others it will trigger off
the “a-ha” response.
Have in mind that there is no right or
wrong answers to these questions, because sometimes when you ask yourself the
right questions, you have already given yourself the right answer as well.
- If you won a million dollars,
would you quit your job?
- Why do religions that preach
and support love, are the cause for so many wars?
- If you knew that everyone was
going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today and why?
- If we learn from our mistakes,
why are we always so afraid to make them?
- What is that something you know
you do differently, than most people you already know?
- If happiness was the national
currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
- If you could offer a child only
one piece of advice about life in general, what would it be?
- If a loved one was in trouble
and asked for your help, would you help them out even if you had to break the
- Would you take the option to be
rich and famous, even if the consequences were to shorten your life span by 20
- Which is worse, failing at
something or never trying it in the first place?
- Have you been the kind of
friend to others that you yourself would want as a friend?
- Would you rather have less work
to do or would you prefer to have more work you actually enjoy doing?
- At what time in the past have
you felt most passionate and alive? What
or who caused that feeling and why?
- If life is so short, why do we
do so many things we don’t like doing, and not do so many things that we would
like to do?
- What are you most grateful for
in your life and why?
- What is your greatest fear and
has it ever become a reality?
- Which do you think is worse,
when a good friend moves away, or losing touch with a good friend who lives
close to you?
- What is your happiest childhood
memory and what makes it so special?
- Are you holding onto something
or someone, that you need to let go of?
- When it’s all said and done,
will you have said more than you have actually done?
- If we as humans, all only lived
up to the age of 40, how would you live your life differently.
- What is the one thing that you
really want to do, but you have not yet done it, and what is holding you back
from doing it?
- Do you make your own decisions,
or do you prefer for others to make decisions on your behalf?
- What would you do differently
if you could never be judged wrongly by anybody?
- Have you ever been with
someone, said nothing, and walked away feeling like you just had the best
- To what degree have you
actually controlled the course of your life, and what has proven to be your
biggest distraction over this course?
Interesting questions don’t you think? Sorry, that’s another question!!!
I think that the answers to at least most
of the above questions will be answered differently by the same person,
depending on what stage you are in your life. I can almost guarantee that if you ask yourself these questions after 10
years, different answers will come to mind.
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