15 Thought-Provoking Questions

I like questions, we should ponder more and ask more.
So this is my challenge for you, answer these questions, and just maybe something will happen.

15 THOUGHT PROVOKING QUESTIONS

  1. If you can turn back time, what advice will you give to your 10 Year Old self?
  2. What is something you have always wanted since you were a kid?
  3. What makes you smile?
  4. What has life taught you recently?
  5. What impact do you want to leave on the world?
  6. What do you love and what are you doing about it?
  7. What bad habit do you want to break?
  8. In the haste of your daily life, what are you not seeing?
  9. What is your most beloved childhood memory?
  10. What do you love most about yourself?
  11. What could society do without?
  12. Is the country you live in really the best fit for you?
  13. How would you explain your basic life philosophy?
  14. What did life teach you yesterday?
  15. What does it mean to be human?

Share your though-provoking answers below!

-s.nguyen

7 comments

  1. If you can turn back time, what advice will you give to your 10 Year Old self? Move out of home as soon as you can!

    What is something you have always wanted since you were a kid?
    Money!

    What makes you smile? Everything!

    What has life taught you recently? That happiness is a choice!

    What impact do you want to leave on the world? A Big One.

    What do you love and what are you doing about it?
    Everything & and Alot of Things!

    What bad habit do you want to break?
    Not Eating Breakfast Everyday.

    In the haste of your daily life, what are you not seeing?
    Nothing, I see everything that I want to see!

    What is your most beloved childhood memory?
    sitting on a swing in the park with my dad watching the sun set when i was 4 years old. He said to me.. to remember this special moment. =)

    What do you love most about yourself? Everything – ummm but mostly my brain!

    What could society do without? Money!

    Is the country you live in really the best fit for you? YES!

    How would you explain your basic life philosophy?
    Life is an Adventure! It needs to be Explored!

    What did life teach you yesterday? That together people can achieve great things!

    What does it mean to be human? It means that you are not a robot!
    It means that you have a soul, a will and a choice! =)

  2. If you can turn back time, what advice will you give to your 10 Year Old self?
    Girls aren’t that intimidating, meet as many of them as you can

    What is something you have always wanted since you were a kid?
    A go-kart and a loft bed

    What makes you smile?
    Innocence

    What has life taught you recently?
    Some negative events can prove themselves to be blessings in disguise

    What impact do you want to leave on the world?
    BANG!

    What do you love and what are you doing about it?
    Food; eating

    What bad habit do you want to break?
    Complaining too much

    In the haste of your daily life, what are you not seeing?
    I don’t see all my friends as often as I’d like but I try

    What is your most beloved childhood memory?
    Watching Pokemon religiously every morning before walking to school

    What do you love most about yourself?
    Being able to back myself to make calculated decisions when it matters and accepting any resulting consequences

    What could society do without?
    Media brainwashing

    Is the country you live in really the best fit for you?
    Melbourne will always be home

    How would you explain your basic life philosophy?
    Sleep, eat, work, eat, eat

    What did life teach you yesterday?
    Walking is a privilege I too often take for granted

    What does it mean to be human?
    Sharing highs and lows with important people in your life

  3. If you can turn back time, what advice will you give to your 10 Year Old self?
    – buy shares Apple Inc.

    What is something you have always wanted since you were a kid?
    – a cool sports car e.g. Porsche 911, Ferrari Testarossa, high end Swiss watches (which I have, but still many to collect), yes I was already very materialistic as a kid, got worse over the years.. sue me

    What makes you smile?
    – a good meal with great friends/family, seeing friends becoming successful in whatever they do, gazing at my wrist watch, my little nephew and niece

    What has life taught you recently?
    – Things are not always going according to plan

    What impact do you want to leave on the world?
    – My future charity fund to support young entrepreneurs with amazingly simple of revolutionary ideas

    What do you love and what are you doing about it?
    – I love entrepreneurship (thats why I became one), thinking of new ways to set up business and become successful at it. Oh and kittens and puppies are cute too

    What bad habit do you want to break?
    – cleaning up directly after cooking, instead of the day after…or after that

    In the haste of your daily life, what are you not seeing?
    – probably lots, but so far I haven’t missed it.. does that make sense?

    What is your most beloved childhood memory?
    – Getting the 1st place at the Dutch Taekwondo Open (fighters from all over Europe)

    What do you love most about yourself?
    – willingness to help and support people, drive to become successful (using the “how much on my bank account” methodology)

    What could society do without?
    – ignorance & prejudice

    Is the country you live in really the best fit for you?
    – at the moment yes, on long term, no

    How would you explain your basic life philosophy?
    – treat others the way you would like to be treated

    What did life teach you yesterday?
    – sometimes hurdles seem to be much higher than they are in the end

    What does it mean to be human?
    – showing compassion

  4. If you can turn back time, what advice will you give to your 10 Year Old self?
    – Find what you love doing and you will be happier for it.

    What is something you have always wanted since you were a kid?
    – hmm, I really thought about it, and all I have is a blank. I find that I am not that materialistic at all.

    What makes you smile?
    – Eating! Playing with kids! Good coffee! Speaking in nonsense! haha

    What has life taught you recently?
    -That success and happiness is inherently linked. To be successful is about reaching all the goals you have made for yourself, and by doing that is to do something that you love doing. For me, its about creating and making art! I am the happiest when I collect stories to make even more stories.

    What impact do you want to leave on the world?
    – To create a positive and lasting impression through my artwork.

    What do you love and what are you doing about it?
    – Like I mentioned previously, I enjoy and love listening to people’s stories and creating things.

    What bad habit do you want to break?
    – jumping into things without thinking.

    In the haste of your daily life, what are you not seeing?
    – haha, There’s more to life than me.

    What is your most beloved childhood memory?
    – playing soccer and watching animes with all my 3 brothers and sister.

    What do you love most about yourself?
    – That I don’t give up. I just keep going and persisting.

    What could society do without?
    – pettiness and war!

    Is the country you live in really the best fit for you?
    – I love Melbourne, I will always call this place home. Am I selfish to say I would like to go around and see past Melbourne? haha

    How would you explain your basic life philosophy?
    – Live and enjoy life with no regrets.

    What did life teach you yesterday?
    – Enjoy life, enjoy the simplicity of what life has to offer. Such as good food and good company makes the experience more enjoyable.

    What does it mean to be human?
    – Humans cannot live alone, so the next person you meet can be a possible connection for a lasting friendship. Be and show your best.

  5. pandamotminh · · Reply

    1. Don’t overly play video games. Do the things you really want to do asap.
    2. A chilled life
    3. A true, happy and honest smile by a girl
    4. Be organised. Stay focused. Be patient.
    5. My friends and family will remember me.
    6. Korean and jap girls. Learning their language + Fitness and in training.
    7. Being late
    8. My future
    9. Can’t name a single one but being carefree as a kid was good and the eagerness to “Grow up”
    10. Not a pushover but not exactly cocky either
    11. Noobs in power
    12. No
    13. Be chilled but have goals
    14. That going out in Melbourne is expensive.
    15. To physically express what is in the human mind and soul

  6. This reminds me of a wonderful survey by artist Sophie Calle which I return to intermittently:

    When did you last die?
    What gets you out of bed in the morning?
    What became of your childhood dreams?
    What sets you apart from everyone else?
    What is missing from your life?
    Do you think that everyone can be an artist?
    Where do you come from?
    Do you find your lot an enviable one?
    What have you given up?
    What do you do with your money?
    What household task gives you the most trouble?
    What are your favourite pleasures?
    What would you like to receive for your birthday?
    Cite three living artists whom you detest.
    What do you stick up for?
    What are you capable of refusing?
    What is the most fragile part of your body?
    What has love made you capable of doing?
    What do other people reproach you for?
    What does art do for you?
    Write your epitaph.
    In what form would you like to return?

    Enjoy 🙂

    1. Hi Maria,

      Thanks for sharing Sophie’s questionnaires with me. They make you think outside the box and question life.

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