Are you a positive thinker?

To find out how positive you are, answer the following questions as honestly as you can.

1.

If you made a list of your ten favourite people, would your name be there too?

 
 
 
 
 

2.

Do you think you are happy?

 
 
 
 
 

3.

When something unexpected forces you to change your plans, you quickly spot a hidden advantage in the new situation.

 
 
 
 
 

4.

Do you believe that, overall, your state of mind has had a positive effect on your physical health?

 
 
 
 
 

5.

When someone finds fault with you or something you have done, can you tell the difference between useful criticism and ‘sour grapes’?

 
 
 
 
 

6.

Do you praise your spouse / best friend/ significant other more often than you criticize him or her?

 
 
 
 
 

7.

When you think about next year, do you think you will be better off than you are now?

 
 
 
 
 

8.

Do you like most of the people you meet?
 
 
 
 
 

9.

When you reflect on the past few months, do you remember your success before your setbacks and failures?

 
 
 
 
 

10.

Do you believe there is a lot of goodness in the human race?

 
 
 
 
 

11. Do you often stop what you are doing to admire beautiful things?

 
 
 
 
 

12.

Are you able to move past your & others’ mistakes, pick up the lessons and use them to make your future better?

 
 
 
 
 

13.

Are you surprised when a friend lets you down?

 
 
 
 
 

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