The Self Awareness Questions

Social Questions:
Who Are You Around People?

Categories of Questions:

Personal|Social|Relationships|Financial|Career|Spiritual|Who Do You Admire?

What types of people do you enjoy spending time with?
Why do you enjoy those specific qualities in people?
Do you have many of those same qualities?
Do you have many friends who have the qualities you just described?
Why or why not?

Do you seek out people who are similar or different from you?
Why is that?

How many close friends do you want to have?
Why that number?

What are two of your most favorite activities that you enjoy doing with others?

Where have you met most of the friends you currently have?
What can you learn about yourself by looking at where you met those friends?
Why are you still friends with those individuals?

How do you handle disagreements with others?
How do you want others to behave when there’s a disagreement?
Do you want to behave similarly?

In what three situations do you find it difficult to tell the truth?
What are you afraid might happen if you told the truth in those situations?

In what three situations do you feel the most free to be totally honest and authentic?
What is it about those situations that encourage your honesty?

What qualities do you dislike in others?
Which of those qualities do you yourself have?
Do you judge yourself harshly for having those qualities?

What qualities do you envy in others?
Why do you want to have those qualities?
What specific difference would it make to your life?

What kind of impression do you try to make on others?
What specific things do you say or do to make this impression?
Are there any specific people or groups you do this with more often?
Why those particular people or groups?

What is the one secret you can never imagine telling anyone?
Is there anything you do or say in your life right now to keep the secret safe?
What do you think would happen if people found out?
How would you handle that situation?
If you don’t think you could handle the situation, why or why not?

Whose approval do you seek the most?
Why that person?
If you don’t feel that you already have their approval, what would change for you if you did?
If you never get their approval, how would you feel?

What is the single biggest attitudinal change you’d like to make when you interact with others?
What specific thing could you do to make that change?

Do you see any pattern to the answers you gave above?
If so, what is the pattern?

Is there a general theme to your social life, based on your answers?
If so, what would that theme be?

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When you're different, sometimes you don't see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn't.

- Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.

- C.G. Jung