35 Questions Every Teenager Should Ask Themseleves
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35 Questions Every Teenager Should Ask Themseleves

Because we all need guidance at some points of our life.

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35 Questions Every Teenager Should Ask Themseleves
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In order to grow, we must learn. In order to learn, we must question. As a dancer I heard the phrase "dance first, think later. It is the natural order." But humans are not wired this way. Since birth we have been curious; eager to learn about our world and make our mark. Questioning deepens our ability to understand who we are and the world we live in. It gives us our values and a sense of purpose. By questioning our hearts and minds, we can choose who we want to be.

1. If you could be an ice cream flavor for a day, what would you be? What flavor represent your personality?

2. What is your biggest fear in life?

3. What accomplishment are you most proud of and why? What did you overcome to succeed?

4. What seat in the car would you sit in if it did not matter?

5. If you could re-live a day, which day would it be?

6. Some say you cannot know joy without knowing pain. Would you agree with this statement?

7. Are some people born evil, or is it a learned behavior?

8. Why is going to school important for you? (besides the fact that it is the law in the United States.)

9. Are you more like the ocean or like the forest?

10. What does a career/a job mean to you? ( do not use the dictionary definition)

11. If you had an infinite amount of Legos, what would you build?

12. What book(s) made a lasting impact on yourself?

13. If you could be any fictional character who would you be? What do you admire about him/her?

14. Which part of the body is more important; your feet or your hands?

15. Some say certain teachers become a mentor. Who is your teacher that you admire the most? Would you want to be like him/her?

16. Is a small flower less important than an old tree?

17. Are wars and famines necessary in the world?

18. What would your perfect would look like? Feel like?

19. When do we grow up? At what age has childhood stories lost their meaning to us?

20. If you could only speak five words, what would they be?

21. If you could have a conversation with any living person, who would it be?

22. Are you happy with yourself?

23. When you look in the mirror, look past you appearance. What do you see?

24. What motivates you in the morning?

25. Sunrises or sunsets?

26. Rain or shine?

27. IS the glass half full, half empty or both?

28. Where do you see you self in five years?

29. When you stumble, can you make it part of the dance?

30. What does your self-portrait look like?

31. Trees are only stable because of their roots. Who and/or what are your roots?

32. Reasons to smile are...

33. Why did you pick the friends you have? What makes them unique?

34. What is your biggest secret or skeleton hiding your closet?

35. You would not be yourself without...

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