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10 Questions to Ask Yourself to Discover Who You Really Are


Self-discovery is the key to being happy in life. To achieve it you must be willing to get out of your comfort zone and get to the deepest part of your intuition. When you do it without distractions, you will discover who you really are. You can only tell the value of your identity by working hard to find it first.

The following are 10 important questions that you should probably ask yourself on your way to self-finding.

  1. Who am I?

This is where you find about what you really stand for. By asking yourself that question you will connect with the reality of life. For instance, you get the rare chance to answer yourself on issues touching on your decision making, your cultures, and language among others.

  1. What kind of a person am I?

This question will help you address the issue of your character. You will find out whether you are introverted or extroverted. How you relate with others and so forth. Are you the optimistic or pessimistic kind of a person? All these questions will assist you to find out who you really are.

  1. What do I want with my life?

There comes a time in life when you find yourself curious about what you really want. The question is significant as it will enhance your decision making on issues such as marriage, career choice, and education path or level among others.

  1. Where do I come from?

This will help you trace your family roots, their achievement, character and what they stand for in the society. What are their values and expectations? All these questions will help you discover yourself effortlessly.

  1. Who are my friends?

Remember the saying; Show me your friends and I will tell you who you are? Well asking yourself who your friends are will help you a lot. You will be able to find out whether they make positive or negative impact in your life. You will separate the real from the fake in the process of finding the real you.

  1. What can I do to make a difference?

Sometimes we all want to make a difference in our society. It is however difficult to remain focused unless you really know who you are. It is therefore important to ask yourself what is that you can do to add value to others.

  1. What are my fears?

This question helps you get to know yourself better as well as find ways of confronting your greatest fears.

  1. How far am I willing to go?

In life there are times that you find that you have limits. You should be able to know the exact extent you are willing to push yourself in order to achieve your set goals.

  1. What have I achieved so far in my life?

You should be able to look back at how far you have come since you were born. Put down all or some of the achievements you have managed to acquire.

  1. Am I really happy with my choices?

It is important to come into terms with the state of your happiness as a result of your choices. Are you happy with your career? Are you happy with your marriage, success, education level? All these are important questions that will lead you to being yourself.