Do you think you're a true optimist? Or are you just putting on a show for your friends? Take these 10 questions and find out how much of a true optimist you really are!
START THE QUIZ!
In uncertain times, do you typically expect the best or the worst?
It's best to just be prepared
Does it typically take you a long time to fully relax?
It takes me over an hour
I can usually relax right away
It depends on how stressful my day was
Do you believe that Murphy's Law (if something can go wrong it will) applies directly to you?
Do you often dream about the future?
No I live in the present
I'm always looking to the future
I tend to focus more on the past
How often do you find yourself hanging out with friends?
Every few days
Once a week
Every couple of weeks
Do you always have the need to keep busy?
I must always be doing something
I can get antsy if I'm not being productive
No I like to have a clear schedule whenever possible
I generally _______ things to go my way.
Do you tend to get upset rather easily?
That's totally me
That's me sometimes
I never get upset
How would you describe yourself in one word?
What's your relationship with your parents like?
It's a bit strained
True Blue Optimist
You're a true blue optimist through and through! You have a positive mindset that is untouched by outside circumstances. When things go wrong or you have a bad day, you take your experiences and turn them into something positive. In your opinion, everything happens for a very good reason!
Almost Always Optimistic
You're almost always optimistic! You have an authentic and genuine optimism that is not easily stirred by struggle or stress. Even in times of duress, you keep your head up and hope for the best. You know that everything always works out as it should, but good things often take time.
Part Time Optimist
You're a part time optimist! Like so many of us, you're almost always optimistic. However, when times are tough and things aren't quite go your way, you can feel a bit bogged down. The important thing is that you're never held down for long! Somehow you always find a way to pick yourself up and keep going.
You are fairly optimistic! In general, you tend to see things as they are. When times are tough, you feel a bit sad and stressed. When things are good, you are positive and upbeat. In other words, you're truly human. You use your environment to adjust your attitude. We think there's something nice about that!
Glass Half Empty
You're a glass half empty kind of gal! While you truly enjoy the good moments of life, you often find yourself waiting for the other shoe to drop. Sometimes you the good because it will make the bad even more difficult to endure. You're attitude is definitely more of a defense mechanism than an actual personality trait.