15 Questions You Never Ask Yourself (But Probably Should)

Several years ago, my doctor diagnosed me with clinical depression. At the time, I hated my corporate job, felt stuck in my relationship, and assumed I was trapped by my life circumstances. I realized that part of the problem were the questions I wasn't asking myself.

I mostly focused on why this was happening to me: Why am I stuck? Why is life so hard? But I wasn't focusing on solutions, nor was I asking myself positive questions.

So instead of trying to fix myself or go about self-improvement from a place of feeling broken, I turned to self-compassion and daily meditation with journaling and positive affirmations. I started to ask myself strategic questions: Who am I? What do I want? And how can I get there?

These key questions became a pivotal part of my healing journey. Today I am living my dream life, drug, depression, and drama free. I am happy and focused on joy.

Each day I align myself with powerful questions. And by asking different questions, you'll get new results.

If you feel stuck, trapped by life's circumstances, or frustrated because things aren't happening the way you want, consider asking yourself one or all of these key questions:

1. Why am I doing this?

2. How is my fear limiting me?

3. What action can I take that will help me feel more empowered?

4. Is my boredom a lack of clarity or motivation?

5. What routine or habit is limiting me?

6. Who was I before the world told me how I should be?

7. Is how I think others see me a projection of my insecurities?

8. What do I want to be known for?

9. Am I running away from what I don't want or running to what I want?

10. Do I believe everything I think?

11. Where am I settling?

12. What message does my future self have for me?

13. If my younger self were to visit me, would she or he be proud?

14. Am I holding on to something or someone the universe is asking me to let go of?

15. Am I focusing more on how my life looks or how it feels?

To create your own list grab this FREE Love Your Life to The Fullest Guide.

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Shannon Kaiser

Author, Speaker
Shannon Kaiser is a best-selling author, international speaker, retreat leader, and teacher. Her much-anticipated new book, The Self-Love Experiment, will be released in August 2017. She’s been named on of the Top 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by mindbodygreen and "One of the freshest voices in mental health and wellness" by Chicken Soup for the Soul. Shannon's the founder of PlayWithTheWorld.com, named one of the Top 75 Personal Development Websites, and Top 100 Self-Help Blogs by the Institute for the Psychology of Eating. Her work has been recognized in media outlets across the globe such as HuffPost Live, Health Magazine, Australian Vogue, Women’s Health, Spirituality & Health, and Entrepreneur magazine. Everything Shannon does is to empower you to believe in and trust yourself, so you can live your ideal life. Grab a free "Manifest Your Ideal Life" meditation at PlayWithTheWorld.com. Connect on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
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