This notion, attributed to Socrates, appears extreme at first. However, if we examine it we find that it does have value, and perhaps application for our own lives.
The fact that you are reading this Self-Understanding Blog is a clear indicator that you are engaged in examining your life. You are not just going through the motions day after day.
If you are examining your life at any level, clearly you find it worth living and want the best for yourself. We shall continue this examination together in the coming weeks. Your comments, questions and critiques are always welcome.