Day Zero Project – First task

I’m working on my Day Zero Project and today I’m answering 50 Questions that will free your mind.
I’ve stopped myself reading other people’s answers until I’ve answered because I didn’t want to be influenced.
I’m looking forward to finding out what other people have answered once I’ve published 🙂

  1. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? 24
  2. Which is worse, failing or never trying? Failing because it’s better to try and fail than to regret trying.
  3. If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do? Because that’s life.
  4. When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done? Probably
  5. What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world? I’d like to stop child hunger/poverty.
  6. If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich? A small, work from home business, designing blog templates!
  7. Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing? Full time mum is definitely doing what I believe in 🙂
  8. If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently? I’d have had children earlier so I could spend as much time as possible with them.
  9. To what degree have you actually controlled the course your life has taken? I suppose I’ve just gone with the flow for the most part.
  10. Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things? Doing the right things.
  11. You’re having lunch with three people you respect and admire. They all start criticizing a close friend of yours, not knowing she is your friend. The criticism is distasteful and unjustified. What do you do? I’d have to tell them that this person was my friend and I wasn’t comfortable hearing the conversation.
  12. If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be? Be the best you can be.
  13. Would you break the law to save a loved one? Depends what I’d have to do. I don’t think I could ever hurt/kill another person to save a loved one but then again, you never know what you can do in any given situation until you’re in it.
  14. Have you ever seen insanity where you later saw creativity? No
  15. What’s something you know you do differently than most people? Can’t think of anything for this
  16. How come the things that make you happy don’t make everyone happy? Because life would be boring if everyone was the same.
  17. What one thing have you not done that you really want to do? What’s holding you back? I’ve not taken my kids swimming and it’s because of my weight.
  18. Are you holding onto something you need to let go of? Yeah, all this weight! but I’m working on letting go of it!
  19. If you had to move to a state or country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move and why? I’d move to America, Vermont to be precise because it’s gorgeous there.
  20. Do you push the elevator button more than once? Do you really believe it makes the elevator faster? No
  21. Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton? A worried genius
  22. Why are you, you? Lots of reasons, most are private.
  23. Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend? Not always. I keep forgetting to phone my best friend who’s going through some stuff. Speaking of which, I’m going to phone now.
  24. Which is worse, when a good friend moves away, or losing touch with a good friend who lives right near you? Losing touch with a good friend.
  25. What are you most grateful for? My wonderful husband and beautiful family.
  26. Would you rather lose all of your old memories, or never be able to make new ones? I’d like to be able to pick which old ones to lose but I couldn’t cope with losing them all so I’d have to say not be able to make new ones.
  27. Is is possible to know the truth without challenging it first? Yes
  28. Has your greatest fear ever come true? No
  29. Do you remember that time 5 years ago when you were extremely upset? Does it really matter now? Past is past
  30. What is your happiest childhood memory? What makes it so special? Childhood Christmases always make me happy when I think of them. They were wonderful.
  31. At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive? When I met my husband
  32. If not now, then when? In about 2 and a half years
  33. If you haven’t achieved it yet, what do you have to lose? Nothing to lose I’m and working on it
  34. Have you ever been with someone, said nothing, and walked away feeling like you just had the best conversation ever? No
  35. Why do religions that support love cause so many wars? No idea
  36. Is it possible to know, without a doubt, what is good and what is evil? Probably not
  37. If you just won a million dollars, would you quit your job? I can’t quit being a full time mum but if I did work away from home in a job I had to do rather than wanted to do, then yes, I’d quit. If I was working in a job I loved then no.
  38. Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing? Less work, even if I did enjoy it because let’s face it, work is work.
  39. Do you feel like you’ve lived this day a hundred times before? No
  40. When was the last time you marched into the dark with only the soft glow of an idea you strongly believed in? I’m not that brave so it’s probably never happened!
  41. If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today? I’d have my husband and children with me and I’d go visit my mum, dad, brothers and sister.
  42. Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by 10 years to become extremely attractive or famous? Never
  43. What is the difference between being alive and truly living? Getting married and having kids made me feel truly alive.
  44. When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards, and just go ahead and do what you know is right? When you feel comfortable doing so.
  45. If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake? Because mistakes aren’t fun.
  46. What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you? I don’t think I’d do anything differently.
  47. When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing? Just then when I read the question!
  48. What do you love? Have any of your recent actions openly expressed this love? I love my family and I’m always showing them and telling them, just like they do with me 🙂
  49. In 5 years from now, will you remember what you did yesterday? What about the day before that? Or the day before that? I don’t remember now what I did yesterday so I have no hope in 5 years!!
  50. Decisions are being made right now. The question is: Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you? Making them for myself and others. It’s a balance.

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