How happy are you? Test it!
September 3, 2007 10:05am CST
Find out with this test devised by Dr Rai Persaud,consultant psychiantrist at the Maudsley Hospital,London 1.my abilty to concentrate is so good that i can forget how time has flown. agree:A disagree:B 2.there are many things about me that if others knew would make them like me less. agree:A disagree:B 3.if people dont like me it's unusually because of their own problems. agree:A disagree:B 4.there are secrets about my past that i keep to myself and would not share. agree:A disagree:B 5.if i had my time over i'd do practically everything i did again,the same way. agree:A disagree:B 6.there are many ways i could improve as a perso. agree:A disagree:B 7.my parents think they're lucky to have had me. agree:A disagree:B 8.my life is better in the past than it is now. agree:A disagree:B 9.i wae born with a combination of talents few others have. agree:A disagree:B 10.i get upset mor with mysself than others agree:A disagree:B Analysis: 8 or more As:you are scoring very hing for happineaa.however,one problem with being so happy is that it may lead tio complaceny.you are less interested in changing yourself,or improving certain aspects of your character than most people. 6-7 As: u are just above average 4 happiness,either because you are basking in the glow of sme recent positive life event or because you have a long term tendency to feel good.your happiness dips when you become self-critical-at these times you need to be kinder to yourself if you wanta improve ur happiness. 3-5 As:yr average score means you tend to dwell on times you have ivoked the disapproval of others.u need to realize these negative messages may say more about those saying them tahn ahout you.greater happiness will come from not depenging on others'approval 4 ur self-worth. 0-2 As:you are scoring low on happiness,which basically means you are confusing the pursuit of short-term happniss with what would bring you lasting happiness--the pursuit of a meaningful long-term goal.you need to stop putting off working towards an achievement that would make you genuinely happy. goog luck everyone!