Your Life’s Questions

  1. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
  2. Which is worse, failing or never trying?
  3. If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do?
  4. If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
  5. Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing?
  6. If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?
  7. To what degree have you actually controlled the course your life has taken?
  8. Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things?
  9. If you could offer a child only one piece of advice, what would it be?
  10. What’s something you know you do differently than most people?
  11. If you had to move to a state or country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move and why?
  12. Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend?
  13. Which is worse, when a good friend moves away, or losing touch with a good friend who lives right near you?
  14. What are you most grateful for?
  15. Is is possible to know the truth without challenging it first?
  16. Do you remember that time five years ago when you were extremely upset?  Does it really matter now?
  17. What is your happiest childhood memory?
  18. At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive?
  19. If not now, when?
  20. If you haven’t achieved it yet, what do you have to lose?
  21. Have you ever been with someone, said nothing, and walked away feeling like you had the best conversation ever?
  22. Is it possible to know, without a doubt, what is good and what is evil?
  23. If you just won a million dollars, would you quit your job?
  24. Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing?
  25. Do you feel like you’ve lived this day a hundred times before?
  26. If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today?
  27. What is the difference between being alive and truly living?
  28. When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards, and just go ahead and do what you know is right?
  29. If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?
  30. What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?
  31. When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing?
  32. What do you love?  Have any of your recent actions openly expressed this love?
  33. In five years from now, will you remember what you did yesterday?  What about the day before that?  Or the day before that?
  34. Decisions are being made right now.  Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you?


  1. Kirsten Lopresti · November 15, 2012

    Nice list. I especially like 20.

  2. Nicole · November 15, 2012

    Thank you for reading, Kirsten, as always! ^_^

  3. jakesprinter · November 21, 2012

    Great list my friend 🙂

    • Nicole · November 21, 2012

      Certainly. Thank you, Jake.
      Very important questions that should be answered and followed through in the journey of life.

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