Writing can do a lot for us, as long as we accept to sweep away our fears and start writing. This artistic practice allows an interesting reflection on our life choices, our beliefs and our fears.
Writing can cause us to shake our convictions in order to set us in motion. How to create a Wikipedia page for an author, It can also help us to accomplish our life mission, to ask ourselves questions, at least to find it. This is arguably our most important need of all.
Writing – and I can confirm this – allows you to find a real balance between the head and the heart.
Answer questions to get to know each other better
To get to know you better, there are different means, such as life coaches, books, among others. But, I find it interesting to answer well thought out questions, in a notebook dedicated to this purpose.
I recommend writing by hand, because your thought will follow the hand gesture and then really take shape. I remain convinced that leaving the screens, from time to time, does us the greatest good to reconnect to ourselves. A necessary and indispensable good!
The questions you can answer to get to know yourself better can relate to all areas of life. It would be too exhaustive to put tons of them in this article. I chose 100.
“Who am I?”: this is a question that has tormented the human mind for many centuries. Writing can allow you this work of introspection in the form of questions to get to know yourself better.
Obviously, everyone aspires to be happy, to give meaning to their life. Exploring your inner life through writing is a unique and lonely journey. Be bold enough to have a conversation with yourself as you would with a faithful friend.
Each day, take 5 minutes of calm and introspection to answer one of the 100 questions on the following list. You can let your thoughts float in your mind, or write them down in your journal or notebook, to come back to them later.
You will no doubt be surprised by the revelations that you will discover professional Wikipedia writers as you go. Some will undoubtedly be more pleasant than others. Then, perhaps, you will want to go further in your writing. Who knows?
Here are 100 questions to ask yourself to get to know yourself better: (Answer these questions honestly with yourself, expanding a bit, avoiding the unnecessary “yes / no” answer).
- What is your fondest memory?
- Do you know how to say “no” when you don’t feel like it or when you are not available?
- When was the last time you did something nice for yourself?
- How comfortable are you with having a difficult but necessary conversation with someone?
- Do you like to receive a compliment?
- Do you feel guilty if you put your needs before those of others?
- Do you often tend to apologize, even when it’s not your fault?
- Are you taking sufficient care of yourself?
- What helps you relax?
- Are you enough in the present moment? Do you worry too much about the past or the future?
- Are you paying enough attention to your health? What more could you do?
- How can you be more kind to yourself? How can you show yourself that you love yourself?
- Do you love yourself as much as you want to be loved by others?
- Do you care too much about your appearance?
- What compliment do you like to hear?
- What makes you angry? Make you sad? Are you stressed?
- What are your complexes and insecurities? How can you work on it?
- Who are you the most jealous of and why?
- In what ways do you hurt yourself and why? What can you do to change this?
- What are you afraid of? How can you work on these fears?
- When was the last time you felt really disappointed or hurt? What helped you overcome this ordeal?
- Do you need help?
- What habit can you start to put in place today that would make you happier?
- Do you often think to yourself “I can’t, I won’t do it”?
- Do you see yourself as responsible for your emotions and the experiences you have?
- What are the 5 things that bring great joy to your life?
- When was the last time you had a giggle?
- What’s the secret you won’t tell anyone and why?
- How would you finish the sentence: “I will be happy when….”?
- What is keeping you from being truly happy now?
- What can you do now to get your future on the right track for you?
- Do you feel free? What is preventing you from being free?
- How much have you really controlled the course of your life so far?
- Which is worse for you: failing or never trying?
- Is there anyone who has hurt or angered you who you need to forgive?
- Does it really matter what other people think of you?
- What little gesture of kindness have you ever been shown that you will never forget?
- Who do you admire the most and why?
- What are you passionate about?
- What is a “perfect day” for you?
- What makes you unique?
- What are your favourite hobbies?
- What are you doing without seeing the time go by?
- What is your favorite season and why?
- What are your natural talents?
- What’s your favorite book / movie / song / quote?
- What are you most proud of about yourself?
- What does success look like to you? What would make you say “I’ve succeeded in my life”?
- What are your strengths and weaknesses?
- What are the most important values for you?
- What makes you really feel alive?
- What’s the most interesting thing you have done today?
- What is your top priority in life?
- What could you do to step out of your comfort zone?
- Where would you like to live if you could live anywhere in the world?
- Where would you like to travel?
- Where do you want to be in 5 years?
- Are you patient? How can you be more caring for yourself and others?
- Are you a good person to hang out with?
- Who has had the greatest impact on your life?
- In what ways can you better listen to yourself?
- How can you more express your love to others? Can you do it in a better way?
- What are the values and qualities that you look for in a friend?
- What qualities do you look for in your ideal partner?
- Are you putting too much distance from people?
- Are you a caring person? How could you be more?
- Do you think you are a beautiful person and why? If not, how can you change your mind?
- Are you too demanding or critical of others?
- What does your family represent to you?
- Is it more important to you to love or to be loved?
- Do you want children?
- Do you often compare yourself to others?
- What are you doing to help others?
- What dream did you give up and why?
- Are you easily jealous? What do you want in others that you would like to have?
- Are you independent or dependent on others?
- What qualities do you admire in others?
- For whom and for what are you grateful?
- What mistakes have you made in your life?
- What lessons have you learned from it?
- What is the most difficult life lesson you have learned?
- What events in your life have made you the person you are?
- What moment changed your life forever?
- How does your childhood impact your current life?
- If it was the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are doing today?
- When you were a child, what did you imagine you would accomplish as an adult?
- What advice would you give to the person you were 10 years ago?
- Do you love the person you have become? In what ways?
- Do you like to learn? If so, what can you do to continue learning?
- How can you exercise your creativity more?
- What would you like to accomplish in your life?
- If money wasn’t an issue and you had been around the world, what would you do with your days?
- What’s the one thing you want others to take away from you at the end of your life?
- What do you want to change in the world? How can you start to create this change from your own life?
- How do you practice spirituality?
- Are you hiding a part of yourself from the world?
- How would you like to live knowing that you are going to die?
- What is the meaning of life?
- What is the purpose of your life?
- Are you really yourself all the time?
And here is a subsidiary question to continue your reflection:
- What is your life mission? What are you made for?
My faith, you have there something to occupy yourself during your long winter evenings! A face-to-face to offer you with yourself! What happiness in perspective!