Life is passing by fast and today you’re twenty, but tomorrow you’re suddenly in your forties. Time is a scary thing you can’t control no matter how much you try!
You’re probably aware of the facts we’ve mentioned before, but what happens when one day you wake up in your comfortable bed and you realize that you’re already in the second half of your life?! Yes, that can be frightening and for someone that can be a reason for a midlife crisis!
There are many things you should analyze on time and that’s why we’ve gathered 10 question you need to ask yourself before turning 40!
At the end, let’s look on the bright side… you have a one more half of your life in your hands, so instead of being depressed, start doing your best to make your life better and full with moments that are worth to remember! If you haven’t made some of these things, you still have a time… Changes start today!
- Did you travel enough?
There are many amazing places around the world that you should go to experience different cultures and foods, to meet new people and to find out a different way of living, to develop skills you didn’t know you had and to learn new languages! Try to travel even once on your own, because of that you’ll introduce yourself better. Trust us, memorable trips will change your life perspectives forever!
- Are you proud of the way you’ve raised your kids?
This is a very important question you should ask yourself before you turn 40, because it’s still not late to change something! One day you’ll surely be proud if you have kids who know the real life values and who treat other people with respect!
- Have you experienced a real love just for once?
Love, the secret strength that makes the world goes round and for some people the reason for living! Did you find your other half?! If no, don’t worry, it’s never too late when it comes to real love, the one that change you and make you a completely new, better person!
- Do you have people you love and care about close to you?
One of the things you need to live a life filled with love is to have people you adore and care about close to you! They’re giving your life a new meaning, so make sure that you have them always protected, next to you!
- What do you want your life to be in 10 years?
This is a life-changing question you should ask yourself not just before you turn 40, but also when you’re 20 or 30 too! Set some goals that are worth living and start accomplishing them on time! Life is too short…
- Does your job makes you happy?
You’re spending 8 hours per day or more at work, but just stay for a moment and ask yourself does your job makes you happy? Be honest and find a way to change something, because your job plays a big role in your life!
- What are your values and are you being true to them?
There is nothing that we should explain here! If you want to analyze your values better, then sit down and write the 3 most powerful aspects of each of these areas: family, love, friends, health, spirituality and work! The things you write down are your values!
- What would you stand for if you know that no one would judge you?
By answering this question you’ll also find out and introduce your values better. When you do that, start living a life where you can express your values. People who love you will understand and respect your choices!
- Do you spend enough time with your family?
Spending more time with your family is what will make your life full with memories and happy times. Give them all your free time, because they deserve that! In the later years of your life you may regret the time you didn’t spend with them!
- Are you satisfied with the life you live right now?
The last, but the most crucial question here! Ask yourself and answer honestly to you are you satisfied with the life you are living right now?! This’s the question that’s answering all the questions from above!