Long Introspective Questionnaire

Character

Describe the person you are right now?

What are you passionate about?

Do you love yourself? Why or why not? How can you love yourself more today?

What is your ideal self? What does it mean to be your highest self?

What kind of person do you enjoy spending time with? How can you be this person to others?

What qualities do you want to embody? Where can you meet people who embody these qualities?

What are your values? What do you represent? What do you want to embody?

What three words describe your current first impression? What three words describe your ideal first impression?

What drives you?

What is your inner dialogue like?

What are your religious views?

What are your political views?

What are your views on sex?

What’s the motto for this era of your life?

To what degree have you actually controlled the course your life has taken?

What’s the first thing to cross your mind when you wake up?

Do you have any traditions? What are they?

When was the last time you lost track of time?

What time of day are you most productive? Least productive?

Are you taking enough risks? What’s a calculated risk you could take this week?

Do you smile more, or frown more?

When you daydream, what do you see?

What challenges have you already overcome? What challenges are you now facing?

What words and/or phrases do you use very frequently?

How honest are you about your thoughts and feelings (i.e. do you hide your true self from others, and in what way)?

Is there anything you absolutely refuse to do under any circumstances? Why do you refuse to do it?

What are your favourite hobbies and pastimes?

How do you spend a typical Saturday night?

What makes you laugh?

What shocks or offends you?

How do you deal with stress?

Are you spontaneous, or do you always need to have a plan?

Describe the routine of a normal day for you. How do you feel when this routine is disrupted?

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Positive Thoughts

What are three of your best qualities according to you? According to your best friend? According to your significant other?

What good habits do you want to cultivate?

What do you do better than anyone you know?

What are your biggest strengths/assets?

What are your hidden talents?

What’s the best thing you’ve ever done for yourself?

What are your most appealing characteristics?

What are the times you are most inspired, most motivated, most charged up? What did you do during those times? How can you do more of that starting today?

What are you most grateful for in life?

What empowering beliefs can you take on to help you achieve your goals?

What are three things that make you happy?

What are three things that you’re grateful for?

What’s easy for you?

What do you do to calm yourself down?

What do you do to pump yourself up?

When are you proud of what you’ve done?

When do you stand up for yourself?

What do you want more of in your life to make you happy?

What have you done that you would regret not having tried?

What do people frequently ask you for help with?

Name three things you consider yourself to be very good at.

Negative Thoughts

What do you fear most in life?

Is there anything you are running away from?

Are you settling for less than what you are worth? Why?

What are your three worst qualities?

What bad habits do you want to break?

What excuses have you been telling yourself to keep you from action?

What limitations do you think you have? What would be different if you didn’t have them?

What has been the saddest moment of your life?

What are you afraid of? If you weren’t afraid of these things, how would your life be different?

Are you afraid to die? Why?

What will your funeral be like?

What needs to be in your will?

What grudges are you holding?

What makes you angry?

When you’re wasting time, what do you like doing?

What external barriers are holding you back from pursuing your passion?

What is your greatest regret?

What is the most evil thing you have ever done?

When was the time you were the most frightened?

What is the most embarrassing thing ever to happen to you?

Do you have any biases or prejudices?

What parts of your life have become stagnant?

What limiting beliefs are you holding on to? Are they helping you achieve your goals? If not, is it time to let them go?

Is there something you’re still holding on to? Is it time to let it go?

Are you putting any parts of your life on hold? Why?

What is your greatest weakness?

What do you want less of in your life?

Name three things you consider yourself to be very bad at.

Priorities

What is the top priority in your life right now? What are you doing about it?

Look at your life now. Are you living the life of your dreams?

If you have one year left to live, what would you do? One month? One week? One day? One hour? One minute?

What do you want your legacy to be?

Where do you want to be tomorrow?

What would you do for free?

What subject can you talk about for hours?

What do you look forward to every day?

What path does your heart say you should follow?

Are you doing something that matters?

What will you regret doing or not doing if you continue living as you are?

What are the most important things to you in life?

What is your ideal life? What can you do to start living your ideal life?

What is your purpose in life? Why do you exist? What is your mission?

How can you make your life more meaningful, starting today?

What are the biggest things you’ve learned in life to date?

Who or what, if anything, would you die for (or otherwise go to extremes for)?

What’s your favourite thing to do when by yourself?

What sparks your creativity and gets you imagining?

What do you believe makes a successful life?

Are you living your life to the fullest right now?

Achievements

What are the biggest actions you can take now to create the biggest results in your life?

What are the achievements you are most proud of?

What opportunities are you looking for? How can you create these opportunities?

What are your biggest goals and dreams? What’s stopping you from pursuing them? Why?

How can you overcome them?

What is the thing you’re most proud of accomplishing so far?

What are five experiences that gave you a sense of growth and fulfilment?

What, if anything, would you like to be responsible for?

What do you consider the most important event of your life so far?

What goal do you most want to accomplish in your lifetime?

The Future & The Past

What are you busy with today? Will this matter 1 year from now? 3 years? 5 years?

If you are to do something for free for the rest of your life, what would you want to do?

If you are yourself from 1 year into the future, how would you advise the you now?

What do you want to achieve 1 year from now? 3 years? 5 years? 10 years?

What would you want to say to yourself 1 year in the future? 3 years? 5 years? 10 years?

Who do you want to be like in 1 year? 3 years? 5 years? 10 years?

What did you use to love doing, when you were young?

What advice would you give to yourself 3 years ago?

Where are you living right now – the past, future or present?

What was the best part of being a kid?

If you could tell your past self anything, what would it be?

What excites you about the future?

What is your happiest childhood memory? What makes it so special?

If you could change one thing from your past, what would it be, and why?

What is your best memory?

What is your worst memory?

At what time in your past have you felt most passionate and alive?

When was the last time you did something for the first time?

Work & Career

Do you love your job?

What is your ideal career? How can you start creating your ideal career starting today?

If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?

Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing?

Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing?

Physical

What is your ideal diet? What do you need to do to achieve your ideal diet?

What is your ideal home like? What do you need to do to achieve your ideal home?

What is your ideal physical look? What do you need to do to achieve your ideal physical look?

What makes you want to work out/exercise? If it doesn’t happen, why not?

What sport (extreme or otherwise) would you like to try?

What is your most treasured possession?

Do you smoke, drink, or use drugs? If so, why? Do you want to quit?

Other People

Who are the 5 people you spend the most time with? Are these people enabling you or holding you back?

What is your ideal life partner like? Where can you find him/her? How can you get to knowhim/her?

Who is/are the most important person(s) to you in the world? Are you giving them the attention you want to give? How can you spend more time with them starting today?

Who are your mentors in life?

Who is your best friend?

Who are the people who have achieved similar goals to yours? What can you learn from them?

Are you afraid of letting others get close to you? Why?

Who inspires you the most? How can you be like them?

When you meet a new person, what do you notice about them?

Who would you meet, if you could meet anyone?

How can you change someone’s life for the better today?

When was the last time you helped someone?

Who has helped you get where you are?

What are you doing to help others?

Who is one of your current heroes?

What’s something you know you do differently than most people?

Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend?

Who has had the most influence on you?

In general, how do you treat others (politely, rudely, by keeping them at a distance, etc.)?

Does your treatment of them change depending on how well you know them, and if so, how?

Who is the person you respect the most, and why?

Who are your friends? Do you have a best friend? Describe these people.

Do you have a spouse or significant other? If so, describe this person.

How close are you to your family?

Have you started your own family? If so, describe them. If not, do you want to? Why or why not?

Who would you turn to if you were in desperate need of help?

Do you trust anyone to protect you? Who, and why?

If you died or went missing, who would miss you?

Who is the person you despise the most, and why?

If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today?

What do you most enjoy doing for others?

Do you believe in the existence of soul mates and/or true love?

What If?

If you were to die tomorrow, what would be your biggest regret? What can you do now to make sure that doesn’t happen?

What would you do if you cannot fail; if there are no limitations in money, resources, time or networks?

If you get interviewed on TV, who will do the interview? What will you talk about?

If you were going to build ONE of something, what would it be?

If you could invent something to change the world, what would it be?

What skill/hobby would you like to master in your life?

What is the best book you’ve read?

What book should everyone else read?

What is your favourite photograph?

What’s your favourite piece of artwork?

What is the best movie ever?

If you could have ONE superpower, what would you choose?

If you could become an animal, what would you choose?

If you won the lottery, what would you do with your winnings?

If you could live in one place for the rest of your life, where would it be and why?

If you were stranded on a desert island with food, water, and shelter, what would you miss most?

If you had to teach something, what would you teach?

If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you ask for?

What is the best food ever?

What is your favourite colour and what does it symbolize?

If you were in a musical group, what type of music would you play?

What is the best smell in the world?

Where do you want to visit next?

What’s an adventure that you can have in the next 30 days?

If you retired today, what would you do? At what age do you plan to retire?

Given £100, £1000, £10,000, £1mil — what do you do with it?

You have to change your name. What’ll it be?

You have to write a letter to someone. Who’s it going to? What’ll it say?

What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world?

What would you do if you had insomnia and had to find something to do to amuse yourself?

If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?

If you could choose, how would you want to die?

What is the one thing for which you would most like to be remembered after your death?

What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?

Are you able to kill? Under what circumstances do you find killing to be acceptable or unacceptable?

In your opinion, what is the most evil thing any human being could do?

Inspiration taken from these sites:

http://personalexcellence.co/blog/101-questions-to-ask-yourself/
http://alexweber.is/blogging/143-questions-to-ask-yourself-before-you-die/
http://www.marcandangel.com/2009/07/13/50-questions-that-will-free-your-mind/

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