Ask Yourself Series #1

Because sometimes asking the right questions is the answer.

  1. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? >> 3 years old. Ignorance is Really bliss, I have realized.
  2. Which is worse, failing or never trying? >> never trying, no doubt!
  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? >> Because we don’t have the guts.
  4. When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done? >> Right now that’s the case. I want to change that.
  5. What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world? >> Bring in more sensitivity
  6. If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich? >> Sharing it. :)
  7. Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing? >> Settling, but not for long.
  8. If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently? >>Will eat clean and exercise more to increase my lifespan. If I had it, I would never die.
  9. To what degree have you actually controlled the course your life has taken? >> 200. That’ss 160 degrees more left. :)
  10. Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things? >> Doing the right things.
  11. You’re having lunch with three people you respect and admire.  They all start criticizing a close friend of yours, not knowing she is your friend.  The criticism is distasteful and unjustified.  What do you do? >> I defend my friend and try to make these three people look at things from her angle.
  12. If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be? >> Do ONLY the things you want.
  13. Would you break the law to save a loved one? >> Depends on how much loved that person is.
  14. Have you ever seen insanity where you later saw creativity? >> Yes, in paintings.
  15. What’s something you know you do differently than most people? >> Think.
  16. How come the things that make you happy don’t make everyone happy? >> Nothing like that.
  17. What one thing have you not done that you really want to do?  What’s holding you back? >> Help people living on street. No money, no guts. Not yet.
  18. Are you holding onto something you need to let go of? >> Yes.
  19. If you had to move to a state or country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move and why? >> Pune, never been there but heard a lot.
  20. Do you push the elevator button more than once?  Do you really believe it makes the elevator faster? >> Yes and No.
  21. Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton?>> Joyful simpleton.
  22. Why are you, you? >> Because I am, me.
  23. Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend? >> Yes.
  24. Which is worse, when a good friend moves away, or losing touch with a good friend who lives right near you? >> Both are fine for me.
  25. What are you most grateful for? >> finding my husband.
  26. Would you rather lose all of your old memories, or never be able to make new ones? >> Lose all of my old memories.
  27. Is is possible to know the truth without challenging it first? >> The truth is always a challenge. It is never just a statement.
  28. Has your greatest fear ever come true? >> Nope.
  29. Do you remember that time 5 years ago when you were extremely upset?  Does it really matter now? >> :) Nope.
  30. What is your happiest childhood memory?  What makes it so special? >> Having Sunday lunch at beaches. This is special – not everyone has Sunday lunch at the beaches!
  31. At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive? >> When I started blogging again.
  32. If not now, then when? >> When I have the money. :P
  33. If you haven’t achieved it yet, what do you have to lose? >> A dream.
  34. Have you ever been with someone, said nothing, and walked away feeling like you just had the best conversation ever? >> Nope.
  35. Why do religions that support love cause so many wars? >> Its not the religion. Its the people.
  36. Is it possible to know, without a doubt, what is good and what is evil? >> I wish.
  37. If you just won a million dollars, would you quit your job? >> Definitely.
  38. Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing? >> More work I actually enjoy doing.
  39. Do you feel like you’ve lived this day a hundred times before? >> Yes, monotony.
  40. When was the last time you marched into the dark with only the soft glow of an idea you strongly believed in? >> Now.
  41. If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today? >> My parents.
  42. Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by 10 years to become extremely attractive or famous? >> Nope.
  43. What is the difference between being alive and truly living? >> In being alive, you are not living, you just exist.
  44. When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards, and just go ahead and do what you know is right? >> Just when you realize this.
  45. If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake? >> because sometimes, you get only one chance. Sometimes that mistake costs you everything.
  46. What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you? >> Shit, everything!
  47. When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing? >> Just after I read this question. ;)
  48. What do you love?  Have any of your recent actions openly expressed this love? >> Writing and yes, this one!
  49. In 5 years from now, will you remember what you did yesterday?  What about the day before that?  Or the day before that? >> Not with the dates.
  50. Decisions are being made right now.  The question is:  Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you? >> I am making them myself but it is to accommodate others too. :/

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