The Questions for 2022

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  • What made 2021 unforgettable?
  • What comes to my mind first when I think back on 2021? What did I enjoy doing in 2021?
  • What new hobbies did I start? What activity brought me joy in the last 12 months?
  • What/who was the one thing/person I am grateful for in 2021?
  • What was my biggest win in 2021?
  • What did I read/watch/listen to that made the most impact on me in 2021?
  • What did I worry about most in 2021 and how did it turn out?
  • What was my biggest regret in 2021 and why?
  • What’s one thing that changed about myself in 2021?
  • What surprised me the most about 2021?
  • If I could go back to last January 1, what suggestions would I give my past self?
  • Can I look back over 2021 and say that I have grown?
  • What is my assessment of 2021’s goals and my productivity?
  • What is my ideal morning routine?
  • How will 2022 be a monumental year?
  • What are my plans and goals for 2022?
  • What’s one goal I have for the next quarter – January through March? What series of small steps can I take in achieving it?
  • How am I showing up?
  • How am I feeling as I work toward this goal?
  • Do I truly believe I can have this?
  • What am I doing to improve myself today?
  • What do I love about my job?
  • How can I add value to my job?
  • How do I practice self-love?
  • My closets tend to be full of clothes and shoes that I almost never wear—what if I just had my favorite pieces, and that was it?
  • What was the darkest night of my life?
  • What is my life passion?
  • How can I help asylum seekers?
  • What is my winning plan? Can an impartial observer identify it?
  • How does conflict shape my stories?
  • What part of myself do I no longer hide?
  • What was the bravest thing I’ve ever done?
  • What is my coming out story?
  • What do I want to forgive myself for?
  • How has Covid-19 affected my life?
  • How has my mental health affected my life?
  • What is a time when I’ve experienced racism?
  • What is the most memorable thing someone’s ever said to me?
  • What one moment forever changed my life?
  • What has traveling taught me?
  • What has been my on the impact last year?
  • Why is citizen journalism / digital storytelling more essential now than ever?
  • Do we ever tell ourself all of the truth?
  • What will I do for fun this year?
  • How do I motivate action?
  • How do I establish credibility in a short period of time?
  • What must be true in the near-term for me to be confident I am on the right path?
  • What are my savings goals?
  • Do I want to buy a new car?
  • When do I want to retire?
  • Are there some trips on my bucket list that I want to take in the next 10 years?
  • Where do my beliefs and opinions come from?
  • Do you need a new life plan?
  • Everything is important, right?
  • Am I getting adequate sleep?
  • Is my diet fueling my body well?
  • Am I taking charge of my health?
  • Am I getting enough exercise?
  • Am I getting enough face-to-face time with my friends?
  • What am I doing to nurture my relationships with friends and family?
  • Am I making enough time for activities that mentally stimulate me?
  • Am I doing proactive things to help me stay mentally healthy?
  • What questions do I ask myself about my life and experience?
  • Am I engaging in spiritual practices that I find fulfilling?
  • Do I have healthy ways to process my emotions?
  • Do I incorporate activities into my life that help me feel recharged?
  • How many times have I thought about something I’d like to do, but then thought that I don’t have time for it?
  • Am I watching several hours of TV per day?
  • Could I be more efficient at work?
  • Are there things on my schedule that could be dropped without serious ramifications?
  • Could I delegate some responsibilities to free up more time?
  • Do I just want to avoid feeling like I am letting someone else down?
  • Do I tend to convince myself that I have limitless time in my schedule, then find myself with time for everyone else but myself?
  • What does it mean to be nice?
  • How do I know if I am a nice person?
  • What does it mean to be kind?
  • How do I know if I am a kind person?
  • How long do you keep trying to save something that has already been lost?
  • What is the difference between a Boss and a Leader?
  • What do I do?
  • What do I want to do?
  • What am I working on?
  • What roles are important to me to take?
  • Where do I want to be in a year, two years, five years?
  • What makes creative people crave coloring outside the lines?
  • Can I declutter my home without a solid plan and firm foundation?
  • What decisions and actions can I make to connect to my community with/through food?
  • When I look in the mirror, what do I see?
  • How can I lead others with authenticity?
  • When things get tough, do I lean into vulnerability and get curious, or do I self-protect in ways that move me away from my values?
  • What does my ideal future entail?
  • When was a time I was both successful and humble? Was it hard to be both? What helped me be both?
  • How can I do my work in ways that recognizes the power and influence I have?
  • How can I make my services as accessible as possible?
  • How can I respect and recognize the local territories on which I do my work?
  • What does it mean to do anti-violence work in a colonial society?
  • How can I address multiple forms of violence and not just focus on the way that, say, gender informs my work as an anti-violence organization?
  • What kinds of privilege do each of us have, and what kind of power do we hold as an organization?
  • How can I use my privileges and power for social justice?
  • What interests me in audio storytelling?
  • How will working in audio further my goals as a journalist and my ability to provide information in the current media landscape?
  • What is an audio project I have thought about making?
  • Do I have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within me?
  • What do you like about holiday traditions?
  • What isn’t working for me about holiday traditions?
  • What might make holiday traditions better?
  • How can integrate audio storytelling with virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri and Google?
  • How do I start a conversation that I know will be difficult? Where do I start?

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