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How Happy Are You? (Quiz)

How Happy Are You? (Quiz)


When you have a few quiet moments, do take the time to answer the quiz below. It should give you an idea of your Happiness Quotient:

  1. Is your home a calm, soothing place?
  2. Do you enjoy doing what you do for a living?
  3. Do you have at least two close friends?
  4. Are you part of a group or club that enjoys the same activities as you do?
  5. Do you have some goals for personal growth?
  6. Is your relationship with your family a positive one?
  7. Would you say you are in good health at this time of your life?
  8. Are you satisfied with your financial situation?
  9. Do you like what you see in the mirror?
  10. Do you laugh often and heartily?

The more times you answer  ‘Yes’, the happier you are. If the number is below five, I would invite you to read my previous post on 4 simple ways to be happy. Even the responses to that piece have elicited some wonderful ideas on the art of being simply happy!


Our happiness levels swing up and down with age. Most of us start life happy, but grow a little less happy as the years roll on. Studies show that people are the least happy in their 40s. After this age, happiness levels start climbing upward again!


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Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).


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10:04AM PDT on May 15, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

3:18AM PST on Mar 7, 2013


2:38AM PST on Nov 6, 2012

Thank you :)

9:18AM PDT on Sep 22, 2012


1:55PM PDT on Sep 12, 2012

thank you

4:52AM PDT on Aug 7, 2012

interesting, thanks for posting

8:21AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Interesting questions and reflections.

2:58PM PDT on May 11, 2012


2:57PM PDT on Mar 17, 2012

Apparently I am insufficiently happy, but I checked out the tips, and none of them address the ways in which I am insufficiently happy, so oh well. I have good friends, that isn't a problem. I cannot go out and do things, because it will significantly harm my health to do so. So, I suppose will accept my level of happiness as it is, rather than being unhappy that I am incapable of doing the things I am told I ought to do to make me happier.

11:33AM PDT on Mar 16, 2012

yes to everything except financial haha

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