5 QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF BEFORE 2016 ENDS
Digging deeper can help anyone discover three vital things
“What it is you know, what you think [and] how you want to be in the world,”
When you know yourself, you can live according to your values and passions, make a positive contribution to humanity and simply have more fun.
“When we get to know ourselves, we are more open and loving towards others, because we see humanity and the gifts that they bring.”
The questions we ask shape the lives we lead.”
Below, are questions that help you cultivate your self-awareness and lead a life that’s meaningful to you.
WHO AM I ?
“The exploration of this question helps reveal your essence as an energetic being,”
It also highlights our possibilities and reminds us that we’re more than our bodies,
WHAT DO I NEED RIGHT NOW MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE ?
“Too often, we neglect what we most need to be happy and healthy,”
For instance, you might need sleep, a massage, exercise or rest.
Whatever it is, respond to your need.
Doing so helps us not only address our short-term needs but also, by extension, our long-term happiness,
WHAT MEANING CAN I DRAW FROM RECENT EXPERIENCES ?
Every experience has a purpose and potential lesson,
Campbell said, Of course, the lesson may be tough to swallow, but doing so “prompts awareness, curiosity, compassion, resilience.”
In other words, focusing on the lesson helps us keep going in tough times…
WHAT FEELING DO I MOST WANT TO HAVE IN MY LIFE ?
What do I want to be doing more of in my life?
What do I want to be doing less of in my life?”
These questions help us explore what we really want and whether what we’re currently doing actually reflects that, for instance, “we might want a feeling of peace and relief but keep signing up for high-pressure responsibilities,”
When we’re creating a fulfilling life, it’s important to cut out the things that weigh us down and add the things that lift us up.
WHAT ARE MY GIFTS ?
How can I share them with the world?
Your gifts might include a great sense of humor, playing the piano, acting with kindness, creating art and volunteering your time.
HOW CAN I CELEBRATE EACH DAY IN MY LIFE?
We tend to forget that every moment is ripe with gratitude and gifts.
This question prompts you to take notice of the good stuff coming in; to pause to give thanks and mark the moments that uplift us all,”
The questions we ask influence the quality of our lives, “Ask good questions, good things come into your life.
Questions fire up our curiosity and they also illuminate the depth of our soul and psyche, this kind of reflection leads to growth, compassion, contribution and appreciation.”
*A man who hasn’t discovered himself isn’t fit to live*