Do you ask yourself, “Why aren’t I doing what I know I ought to do?”
How long would it take you to answer the following question in an energizing way: "Why you are working so hard?”
That’s easy, it’s because… (Less than five seconds)
Uh, well, OK, it’s because… (Somewhere between 6 and 20 seconds)
I’m going to have to think about it… (Longer than 20 seconds)
I wake up and immediately:
Hit the snooze button
Start thinking about what I must do today
Reflect upon the meaning/importance of my work
I feel like my work is meaningful, enjoyable and purposeful
In the evenings before bed, how often do you think about what you are grateful for in your life?
Occasionally (once or twice a week)
In the pursuit of your goals, how often do you feel like you are “going it alone?”
Most of the time
Do you have as much physical energy as you need?
Occasionally (Once or twice a week)
How often do you sleep in a room that is less than 70 degrees F (21 degrees Celsius), completely dark and allows me to sleep without interruption?
A few nights a week
I eat breakfast and a healthy mid-afternoon snack
Sometimes (Once or twice a week)
How often do you exercise each week, on average?
When you exercise, how often per week is your exercise effort level at, or above, an 8 out of 10 ?
I believe stress is
Not harmful to my health
Harmful to my health
When confronted with a potentially stressful situation (deadlines, big goals, certain people or situations, etc.), I view it as
A challenge that I can overcome
A threat that must be seriously considered
When you arrive at your desk or work station, which are you most likely to do?
Start thinking about what I need to do that day
Start thinking about what I’ll do after work
Begin working on my pre-defined objectives
I work through lunch
Often (More than once a week)
How easy is it for you to mentally leave work at work?
Often hard (I’m almost constantly thinking or worrying about work)
Easy (I rarely think or worry about work during my personal time)
Sometimes hard (Only during busy or stressful times)
I make time to work on activities outside of work that I enjoy (hobbies, community projects, etc.)
I work during my personal time
When you fall off track (for example, in saving money or exercising) how easy is it to return to your more productive ways?
Easy (It is almost automatic)
Hard (I know I should, I just don’t want to)
When you are tired at work, which do you do more often?
Switch tasks or check email, social media, etc.
Get more caffeine
Reflect on what is important
When you are feeling overwhelmed at work, which do you do more often?
Set a new goal
Focus on getting reorganized
Find someone to vent to
How do you feel when you read this statistic: “Only 1 in 7 people who have had a heart attack chose to live a healthier life, even when their doctor told them it would save their life”?
How often do you feel your daily patterns are motivating you to accomplish your goals?