Often, a man’s life is lived on autopilot, molded not just by habits and routines, but by common thoughts settling into well-worn mental ruts. Research suggests most of a man’s thousands of daily thoughts are repetitive and negative. This mental malaise inhibits us from living healthy lives and loving our families well. But I believe there are questions every man should ask himself daily to pull himself out of that rut.

That’s because the best way to push back on internal indifference is to examine our own hearts curiously by asking self-reflective questions that point out what we want to do and who we want to be. With that in mind, here are 7 questions every man should ask himself every day.


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