Easier than journaling, and just as powerful on reflection.

I found these questions on doYou10Q.com, and I’ve been answering them since 2010, at the very least.

I’m including the blank template below in case you want to answer them for yourselves.

  1. Describe a significant experience that has happened in the past year. How did it affect you? Are you grateful? Relieved? Resentful? Inspired?
    Your Answer:
  2. Is there something that you wish you had done differently this past year? Alternatively, is there something you’re especially proud of from this past year?
    Your Answer:
  3. Think about a major milestone that happened with your family this past year. How has this affected you?
    Your Answer:
  4. Describe an event in the world that has impacted you this year. How? Why?
    Your Answer:
  5. Have you had any particularly spiritual experiences this past year? How has this experience affected you? “Spiritual” can be broadly defined to include secular spiritual experiences: artistic, cultural, and so forth.
    Your Answer:
  6. Describe one thing you’d like to achieve by this time next year. Why is this important to you?
    Your Answer:
  7. How would you like to improve yourself and your life next year? Is there a piece of advice or counsel you received in the past year that could guide you?
    Your Answer:
  8. Is there something (a person, a cause, an idea) that you want to investigate more fully in the coming year?
    Your Answer:
  9. What is a fear that you have and how has it limited you? How do you plan on letting it go or overcoming it in the coming year?
    Your Answer:
  10. Next year at this time, when you re-open and re-read these answers, how do you think you’ll feel? What do you think/hope might be different about your life and where you’re at as a result of thinking about and answering these questions?
    Your Answer:
  11. What are your predictions for the coming year?
    Your Answer:

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Edward Newton makes videos and video games. He's most known for his work with the Game Theorists on YouTube.

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