Questions to know about yourself

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Know Yourself: A Book of Questions by Irene Smit

Part-book, part-game, this collection of 165 insightful questions is a fun, surprising path to deeper self-knowledge.
 
What do you think about before you fall asleep?
 
What’s the wildest thing you’ve ever done?
 
When have you stood up for yourself?
 

Questions to inspire you to reflect, questions to reveal memories and ideas, questions to tap into your sense of adventure, and questions to point the way to your inner strength. This whimsical illustrated collection presents a wonderfully unexpected way to learn more about yourself, a friend, or a loved one. Best of all, there are no right answers—only the imperative to stay curious, honest, and open.
 
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A strong sense of self helps us navigate life and brings meaning to our experiences. Work at your own pace. Perhaps one per week is more realistic for you. Rediscovering yourself is a process. It will take thinking, talking, writing, and doing. To learn more, visit Sharon's website.

At the core of being of service to others is finding peace and happiness. And to do that, we must get over a little irony, that most of us hardly know — much less, know well — the single person we have spent every second of our existence with, our own selves. Let me ask you then: how well do you know yourself? We are not talking about taking a personality test or learning about your family history. Neither are we talking about your favorite colors, your best childhood friend or your high school prom experience thank goodness about the last one ;.

It may or may not be true. There could be some successful people that just fake it really well! But one thing that most successful people have in common is that they are self-aware. And I want you to think about some of your favorite role models that are what you would consider successful. Do they seem to be self-aware?

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Like Socrates said many years ago, the unexamined life is not worth living. In order to unlock your full potential and achieve your greatest dreams, you need to take a step back and examine the kind of life you are living. In this article, we take a look at 15 life-changing questions that will help you to objectively put your life under a microscope. The answers to these questions will change your life, help you determine whether your life is headed in the right direction, give new meaning to your life, help you tap your hidden potential and open you up to new experiences. While it is impossible to predict where your life will be a year, or five years down the line, it is important to have a plan of where you want to be in that time.

All of us have heard this aphorism. We also realize that we each have immense potential to create amazing things and find lasting happiness. We are so confused that we keep oscillating between overconfidence and low self-esteem. One minute we are filled with a definite purpose for life and the next we are completely desolate. There is no other person on this planet quite exactly like you. For just a moment, quit focusing on what you are not, what you wish to be or what others expect from you. Identify it, acknowledge it, respect it, and make it central to how you carry yourself.

I knew that I was passionate about building my speaking company, Ignited Leadership, but then I drew a hard blank. Everything you experience in life flows from how well you know yourself. Your self-awareness directly informs your day-to-day life. In fact, when people struggle with being happy, being confident, or knowing what they want to do with their lives, the struggle is often the result of not knowing themselves well enough. Most people have built busy lives defined by alarm clocks, stress, work, other people, bold aspirations, and busyness.

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