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Ten Questions to Ask Yourself

Ten Questions to Ask Yourself

Sometimes life is overwhelming and we need to put things back into focus. These 10 simple questions will do wonders.

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  1. If I could live my life over, what would I change?

     

     

  2. What would bring me more happiness than anything else in the world?

     

     

  3. What project or goal, if left undone, will I most regret next Rosh Hashana?

     

     

  4. If I knew I could not fail, what would I undertake to accomplish in life?

     

     

  5. If I could give my children three pieces of advice, what would they be?

     

     

  6. What am I working at now in my life that requires the most time and energy? Is this what I ideally want to be doing with my time?

     

     

  7. Is this what I want to be working most at in 10 years from now? In 40 years from now?

     

     

  8. If not, what do I ideally want to "work at" -- i.e. what do I want to be spending most of my time and energy doing?

     

     

  9. What do I feel is the "ultimate good" that a human being can strive towards?

     

     

  10. Is closeness to God central to my ultimate life goal? What do I have to work on to achieve greater closeness?

 

 

 

Sometime during the High Holidays this year, spend some time writing a one-sentence personal mission statement:

"My mission in life is to..."

Published: May 28, 2002


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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) VP Jackson, October 9, 2003 12:00 AM

I love your message

I am a counselor for women in violent relationships.
May I say that your "Ten questions to ask Yourself" is so enlighting for anyone going into a commited relationship or any kind, I have seen in a long time.
Thanks you for shareing,
VP Jackson

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