A month ago I came across an article: 50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, but Should by Marla Tabaka. I have reflected on her questions these last couple of weeks and I have decided to share a few of the ones I have been pondering. Introspection is a lost art. All of us can benefit if we would take some time and think through some questions and make the decision to make a few changes. Without any other comments here are few of Marla’s questions:

• What is my definition of success?
• Is my definition well-rounded including all areas of my life?
• What are my three top values?
• Do I incorporate my values into my decision-making?
• Do I feel good about how I treat the most important people in my life?
• Do I feel and express enough gratitude and appreciation for what I have?
• Is my stress level too high?
• What are three things I can do regularly to reduce stress? What stops me from doing them?
• What do I most often choose to ignore?
• What are three things I want to pay closer attention to in 2018?
• Can I be a better listener?
• Do I carefully consider the suggestions of others before I dismiss them?
• If I ask the people I respect to describe my leadership abilities and qualities what are their top five responses?
• On a scale of 1-5 How optimal is my self-care?
• Are there any relationships that I want to repair or improve?
• Do I remain a victim of an experience or belief that I am unwilling to let go?
• Is there anyone with whom I feel resentful and angry?
• Might it serve me well to trust people more? Am I overly controlling?
• What am I afraid of?
• Am I living my passion?

As I stated I did not include all 50 tough questions but enough to get us thinking and reflecting on life. I pray that 2018 will be a year of growth and development for you. I believe that you and I will improve and grow through this year.

One Thought to “Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself”

  1. Darryl Bogatay

    A great WH that challenges the reader to intentionally take time for one’s very needed healthy introspection AND to proactively and sincerely couple it with the solitude needed to adjust our course.

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