A Simple Test to Test Your Positive Thinking

To find out how positive you are, answer the following questions as honestly as you can using this scoring system:

Answers Points

Always or almost always 5

Usually 4

Sometimes 3

Rarely 2

Never 1

Score Yourself on a Notebook:

  1. When something unexpected forces you to change your plans, and you are quick to spot a hidden advantage in this new situation? [ ]
  2. Do you like most of the people you meet? [ ]
  3. When you think about next year, do you tend to think that you will be better off than you are now? [ ]
  4. Do you often stop to admire the things of beauty? [ ]
  5. When someone finds fault with you or with something you have done, can you tell the difference between useful criticism and ‘sour grapes’, which is better ignored? [ ]
  6. Do you praise your spouse / best friend / lover more often than you criticize him or her? [ ]
  7. Do you believe that the human race will survive well into the twenty first century [ ]
  8. Are you surprised when a friend lets you down? [ ]
  9. Do you think you are happy? [ ]
  10. Do you feel comfortable making yourself the target of your own jokes? [ ]
  11. Do you believe that, overall, your state of mind has had a positive effect on your physical health? []
  12. If you made a list of your 10 favorite people, would name be there on it too? [ ]
  13. When you think back over the past few months, do you tend to remember your success before your setbacks and failures? [ ]

Total Points [ ]

Scoring:

If the sum of all the scores is:

Above 55: Consider yourself a superstar – someone whose optimism is a powerful
healing force.

50 – 55: Excellent. You are a genuine positive thinker

45 – 50: Good. You are a positive thinker, sometimes

40 – 45: Fair. Your positive side and your negative side are about evenly matched

Below 40: You tend to be pessimistic. Think of ways to improve your pessimistic
Approach to life.

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Tony Curlhttp://www.coachcurl.com
Tony has been a successful corporate leader for 30 years. He now works alongside leaders around the world, and at home in Australia, to maintain clarity on their vision and purpose, and helps map their way around their roadblocks and obstacles. Tony helps people take the steps in their lives to become an influential leader. The leaders Tony helps aspire to greatness, so if you are aspiring to greatness take steps today. Unless you take action on your goals, they remain a dream. Tony is a published writer and his work is featured at his own Coach "Curl" blog as well as other sites around the globe. Tony is the owner and founder of Think and Grow Business and coaches and trains effective leadership skills and capabilities and develops better leaders, who then build better and stronger business. His passion lies in helping people discover their greatness by raising their leadership ability. Yes, everyone can be a leader and everyone should see themselves as a leader. Be the inspiration for someone today and let your journey inspire you. He has a growing following on his Social Media channels and has been published on a variety of sites around the globe. His words get quoted and shared daily by that growing tribe. He shares under the hashtags #dailyfuel #breaktheshackles. He recently released his first book "Seriously Simple Stuff to Get You Unstuck". Available at strongerbraverwiser.com

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