How Mindful Are You?

Mindfulness is linked to happiness, health, and overall well being. Do you know how mindful you really are? Take these 10 personality quiz questions and discover just how mindful you are in everyday life.

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Are you easily startled?

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While at work or school, how long can you focus on one task?
5-10 minutes
30 minutes
1 hour
I can focus until the task is complete

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How would a friend describe you in a single word?

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How often do you forget someone's name?
I often forget people's names
I only forget them if I haven't seen them in years
I never forget people's names

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How often does your mood change?
Several times a day
Once or twice a day
I'm pretty consistent

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What's a good practice when listening to someone else?
Provide feedback
Avoid judgement
Convey attention
Respond appropriately

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What do you tend to focus on?
The past
The future
The present

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How do you deal with stress?
I have a glass of wine
I indulge in some junk food
I workout
I call up a friend

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Do you notice changes in your body, like your heart beating faster?

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When someone asks how you're feeling, can you identify your emotions?

Totally Mindful
You are totally mindful! Like a truly mindful and content person, you are always fully present. You live in the now, not in the past or the future. You are aware of who you are, what you're doing, and how every action and emotion effects your overall wellbeing. You don't let things get under your skin or let yourself become easily overwhelmed. Everyone could learn a thing or two from you!

Very Mindful
You are a very mindful person! Like any mindful individual, you live life in the here and now. You don't concern yourself with the past or fret about the future. You focus on who you are, what you're doing, and how you're feeling. You understand that life is an ebb and flow. Thing's won't always be perfect, but if you react in the right way, you can always stay happy and content!

Somewhat Mindful
You are a somewhat mindful person! Though you're very in tune with your feelings, conscious of who you are, and focused on wellness, you do have a tendency to drift into the past. For you, the hardest part of being mindful is living fully in the present. Try some meditation techniques to ground yourself in the present!

Not Yet Mindful
You are not yet mindful! Like so many of us, you're so busy with everyday life that mindfulness just isn't on the table just yet. Though you'd love to find contentment and live totally int he present, you often find yourself worried about accomplishing tasks, completing deadlines, and doing what's good for your future self. Remember to ground yourself in the now, listen to your emotions and follow your instincts!

What Do You Think?