At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future. Maybe asking ourselves a few thought provoking questions will help you understand yourself better.
We ponder the successes, failures, and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. This process of self-reflection helps us maintain a conscious awareness of where we’ve been and where we intend to go. It is pertinent to the organization and preservation of our dreams, goals, and desires.
After all, reflection is the key to progression.
To know more about the value of self-reflection, watch what James Schmidt says – “Remember, these questions have no right or wrong answers. Because asking the right questions is the answer.”
Read on to know more about the deep questions you can ask yourself, to get a better understanding of life.
32 Deep Thought Provoking Questions That are Reflections on the Self
When did you last judge someone you didn’t even know?
In one word, what’s standing between you and your biggest goal?
If you woke up tomorrow with no fear, what would you do first?
Who in your life do you wish you had met sooner?
What do you most regret never telling someone?
When did you last laugh so much that your stomach hurt?
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
If you had the opportunity to get a message across to a large group of people, what would your message be?
Is it possible to lie without saying a word?
If not now, then when?
What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?
Are you holding onto something that you need to let go of?
Have you done anything lately worth remembering?
Who do you love? What are you doing about it?
When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards, and just do what you know right?
Do you think crying is a sign of weakness or strength?
Would you break the law to save a loved one?
When you’re her age, what will matter to you the most?
Do you ask enough questions? Or do you settle for what you know?
Do you celebrate the things you do have?
When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?
When was the last time you tried something new?
Which activities make you lose track of time?
If you could do it all over again, would you change anything?
What is the difference between living and existing?
If you had a friend who spoke to you in the same way that you sometimes speak to yourself, how long would you allow that person to be your friend?
If you had to teach something, what would you teach?
Time or money?
Are you aware that someone has it worse than you do?
What makes you smile?
What would you regret not fully doing, being, or having in your life?
Food for Thought?
Which of these questions was your favorite? Which ones did you resonate with the most? Let us know your thoughts in the comments down below!