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Going More Personal: 101 Important Questions

I would like to share my answers to these 101 questions lifted from the Personal Excellence site. Hope you enjoy my honest yet disgusting answers. Cheers! If you want to ask me questions, do not hesitate to email me at info@christianlizardoaligo.com. Thanks.

1.    Who are you?
-I am Christian. However, I am not that as religious as other Christians out there- I’m spiritual.

2.    What are you passionate about?
-I am passionate about writing (journalism), reputation (Public Relations) and of course food and sleep!

3.    What are the achievements you are most proud of?
-My bloating stomach!

4.    What are you most grateful for in life? 
-I was born without any deformity. And I was born to a huge family. Lastly, I eat three times a day.

5.    What are the most important things to you in life?
-It’s my health. I think health is the mother of all good things in life.

6.    How would you describe yourself?
-Dark skinned-mammal!

7.    What are your values? What do you represent? What do you want to embody?
-I believe that everything starts with good intention. That is why I always offer a hand to people around with a thought that my abilities can help improve their lives. I want to embody the spirit of a fighter- which I know is far from my reality.

8.    Do you love yourself?
-Of course, that is why I do not let myself starve.

9.    … Why or Why not?
-Because love starts inside.

10. How can you love yourself more today?
-By telling myself to control what I’m eating, because getting overfed regularly is bad.

11. What is your ideal self? What does it mean to be your highest self?
-A narcissistic one. Truly, I lack some confidence.

12. Look at your life now. Are you living the life of your dreams?
-Gladly YES! However, I still have some spaces.

13. If you have one year left to live, what would you do?
- Even if I don’t have money? I’ll travel the world. I don't know how.

14. If you have one month left to live, what would you do?
- I’ll go to different restaurants and eat different delicacies.

15. If you have one week left to live, what would you do?
-I'll research for methods on how to extend my life.

16. If you have one day left to live, what would you do?
-I’ll go to a funeral shop and pick the best casket for me, and instruct people what to sing during my funeral.

17. If you have an hour left to live, what would you do?
-I’ll go online and pay my Globe monthly bill. I don’t want Globe to get my BlackBerry phone when I’m dead.

18. If you have one minute left to live, what would you do?
-I’ll pray to God that one minute be converted to 10 years.

19. What would you do today if there is no more tomorrow?
-I’ll do the laundry, of course. And fix my room for the next person who will use it.

20. What are the biggest things you’ve learned in life to date?
-I can control my life.

21. What advice would you give to yourself 3 years ago?
-You are young. Have fun. Don’t mind the whole world. Just mind yourself.

22. If you are yourself 1 year from the future, how would you advise the you now?
-Take risks. Everyone does that.

23. Is there something you’re still holding on to? Is it time to let it go?
-Yes, all the old things in my room. Including myself.

24. What are you busy with today? Will this matter 1 year from now? 3 years? 5 years?
-Work. Yes, since I am just starting with my life.

25. What are your Quadrant 2 tasks?
-Sorry? What is Quadrant 2?

26. What opportunities are you looking for?
-Opportunities to get richer.

27. How can you create these opportunities?
-By thinking about money everytime. However, this compromises my principle.

28. What are your biggest goals and dreams?
-To die old. I don’t wanna die young.

29. What’s stopping you from pursuing them? …Why? How can you overcome them?
If you are to do something for free for the rest of your life, what would you want to do?
What would you do if you cannot fail; if there are no limitations in money, resources, time or networks?
-As what I’ve said, I’m a no risk taker.

30. What do you want to achieve 1 year from now?
-No answer as of today.

31. … 3 years?
- Financial stability.

32. … 5 years?

33. … 10 years?

34. How important are these goals to you?
-Moderately important.

35. What if these goals are doubled? Tripled? Magnified by 10? How would you feel? Would you prefer to achieve these or your previous goals?
-Que sera sera.

36. Who are the people who have achieved similar goals? … What can you learn from them?
-My idol is Pierce Morgan. I want how he managed his career. He is a highly-opinionated person in the news industry. I learn from him how to become a personal person while being a professional man.

37. Are you putting any parts of your life on hold? … Why?
-Nope. Everything is moving forward. Sometimes, I find the movement very fast and very slow.

38. What’s the top priority in your life right now?
-My day-to-day expenses. That’s all. As long as I have something to pay for my meals and fare, everything’s perfect! Never mind the future. That will follow.

39. What are you doing about it?

40. If you were to die tomorrow, what would be your biggest regret? What can you do now to make sure that doesn’t happen?
-No regrets. Sorry.

41. For every experience you get: What are the biggest things you have learned?
-I should screen people to get only the trustworthy ones.

42. How can you do this better the next time?
-I always reflect and do alternatives without taking risks.

43. If you had 1 million dollars, what would you do with it?
-Go to the bank.

44. Do you love your job?

45. What is your ideal career?
-Work plus good reputation. That’s already a career!

46. How can you start creating your ideal career starting today?
-Doing what I love to do. I believe in what Sandra Bullock has said. She said just do good in whatever field you are in today and fate will bring you to where you are supposed to be.

47. What is your ideal diet?
-Every food is part of the ideal diet for me. I’m just particular when it comes to vinegar. I don’t eat vinegar-based food or any food with high amount of vinegar. I’m prone to cholic spasm. By the way, Spam luncheon meat is perfect for my meals!

48. What do you need to do to achieve your ideal diet?
-Companionship while eating. Eating alone sucks!

49. What is your ideal home like?
-Bungalow, with a fireplace in the middle (Japanese house).

50. What do you need to do to achieve your ideal home?
-Work hard.

51. What is your ideal physical look?
-For a guy: no tattoos, no ear rings, no long hair.
-For a girl: no oversized body decorations
-Simple and natural beauty is ideal for me.

52. What do you need to do to achieve your ideal physical look?
-Just be me.

53. What is your ideal life?
-Work, then rest, then inspire other people via charitable works.

54. What can you do to start living your ideal life?
-Work hard.

55. What would you want to say to yourself 1 year in the future?
-Work hard.

56. … 3 years?
-Work hard.

57. … 5 years?
-Work hard.

58 … 10 years?
-Work hard.

59. What do you fear most in life?
-Living in a country where there is no rice!

60. Is there anything you are running away from?

61. Are you settling for less than what you are worth? … Why?
-Yes, every time. I am not a real Prima Donna.

62. What is your inner dialogue like?
-I talk to myself. I open my mouth, cursing myself. e.g. "Ang tanga tanga ko talaga!"

63. What limiting beliefs are you holding on to?
-Never make other people, especially your parents, suffer from your carelessness.

64. Are they helping you achieve your goals?

65. If not, is it time to let them go?

66. What empowering beliefs can you take on to help you achieve your goals?
-I am myself. I deserve great things.

67. What bad habits do you want to break?
-Being too good to people.

68. What good habits do you want to cultivate?
-Being early during appointments.

69. What are the biggest actions you can take now to create the biggest results in your life?
-To take risks.

70. Where are you living right now – the past, future or present?
-The present. Sorry to say that upon experiencing a new angle of reality, I came to realize that I have to survive the moment, not the future.

71. Are you living your life to the fullest right now?
-Yes so far. But there is still the space.

72. What is the meaning of life?
-It is something to simply enjoy.

73. What is your purpose in life? Why do you exist? What is your mission?
-I really don’t know, maybe to friends with people.

74. How can you make your life more meaningful, starting today?
-To go back to the past.

75. What drives you?
-My day-to-day expenses- the only reasons why I’m working and living.

76. What are the times you are most inspired, most motivated, most charged up?
-When strangers and enemies praise me.

77. What did you do during those times? How can you do more of that starting today?
-Remember to be humble always.

78. How can you change someone’s life for the better today?
-Maybe lend him money if I’ve got extra. Look, I’m more of a practical person nowadays.

79. Who are the 5 people you spend the most time with?
-I just want to be alone now. Anyone is welcome to stay with me in the corner. However, I’m thinking of Lanban now because I miss the taste of brandy on his company.

80. Are these people enabling you or holding you back?
-Enabling of course.

92. What qualities do you want to embody?
-Too hard to mention.

93. Who inspire you the most?
-Oh my God! Ask me personally please.

94. How can you be like them?
-Be myself.

95. What is your ideal life partner like?
-My opposite. I want someone who can balance me.

96. Where can you find him/her?
-On earth.

97. How can you get to know him/her?
-Let destiny answer that question.

98. Are you afraid of letting others get close to you?

99.… Why?
-I’m a social being. But not a socialite.

100. Who is/are the most important person(s) to you in the world?
-Can’t think of a person now. But let me go conventional and say “it’s my parents”.

101. Are you giving them the attention you want to give?
-I want to lessen the attention that I’m giving them. I want to start a life of my own.

102. How can you spend more time with them starting today?
-Go home more frequently.

103. What kind of person do you enjoy spending time with?
-A person who does not make fun of my mistakes, and a person who has the warm aura (just like ____________).

104. How can you be this person to others?
-Aks the dust.

105. Who are your mentors in life? (formal or informal)
-I’m being guided by theories in school.

106. What is one thing you’re going to do differently after reading this article?
-Keep my silence.  

Christian is a Marketing Communications practitioner in Quezon City. He is an Igorot from Sagada, Mountain Province. To get in touch with him, please shoot an email to christianaligonow@gmail.com.


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