What regularly (or most) tempts you to second-guess/abandon the principles/worldview you hold dearest, regardless of your belief system?
What makes you want to "give up?"
What's the most hope-less situation you can imagine finding yourself in?
What have you failed at so much that you've either quit trying or you go into that situation knowing you're going to fail?
What points of comparison do you use to make you feel better about yourself?
What are the things in your life that feel pointless, like a waste of time?
Do people really distrust preachers with facial hair?
I'm not sure if I ask myself these sorts of questions too often, or too rarely. I'll consult my wife on this issue and get back to you. In the meantime, the only question I can answer with authority is the last one. Yes, people really do distrust preachers with facial hair - unless they demonstrate artistry in some field unrelated to preaching.