These are questions included in various places in the book Equilibrium: 31 Ways to Stay Balanced on Life’s Uneven Surfaces.

Why are you in such a hurry? What keeps you from resting and enjoying each moment? What are you hoping to prove? How can you change that for a better balance of planning ahead with wisdom and noticing that each moment has value?

Do you normally give up before completing an assignment, enduring a journey, reading the book, reaching the destination? Have you worked to determine a reason why? What do you believe keeps you from reaching your potential? What should you do to overcome that?

What keeps you from enjoying your journey? Past hurts? Present fears? Personal doubts? Who could help you overcome those thieves? When can you talk to them?

What little things are you doing in your life which provide large long-term results? What other small things can you do? How can you become better at being faithful in the little?

What are your dreams? What is stopping you from acting on those dreams? What can you do to make those dreams come true? What can only be done by God? When will you take a step to turn those dreams into reality?

What do you often depend upon as your source of hope? What parts of that are unhealthy and unwise? How can you make changes to pursue hope in better ways? What recommendations would you give yourself to become a person living with true joy?