Are You Living a Natural Lifestyle?
By: Steven Miller
About This Quiz
Natural living comprises the basic tenets of reducing toxins, stewarding the environment, reducing consumption, and seeking alternative products that are more natural. Take this quiz to determine how well you are living a natural lifestyle.
How often do you cook from scratch?
How regularly do you consume whole foods?
How often do you use essential oils for housecleaning tasks?
Have you ever made your own soap, shampoo, or cleaner?
I have done it once or twice.
I do it most of the time.
How often do you use disposable items?
How often do you use reusable items?
How much does the amount of packaging for an item influence your decision to buy it?
It's a huge part of my decision.
It's a significant part of my decision.
It's not a big part of my decision.
How often do you shop at a thrift store?
How often do you bring your own bags to the grocery store?
How often do you recycle?
How often do you compost organic waste?
How often do you attend a farmer's market?
How regularly would you say you waste food?
It happens somewhat regularly.
How regularly do you buy organic food?
How much of your own food do you grow yourself?
Do you participate in a co-op?
Yes, I shop there somewhat regularly.
Do you participate in a CSA?
I have participated from time to time.
Yes, I am a regular member of a CSA.
Have you ever sold or given away a natural product you produced?
I do this very regularly.
I have thought about doing this.
I have done this from time to time.
How regularly do you plan your meals based on what is in season?
How often do you use herbs as natural remedies?
How regularly do you use natural supplements?
How regularly do you use essential oils for healing?
How well would you say you sleep?
I struggle with sleep a bit.
I get regular, restful sleep most of the time.
I struggle a lot with sleep.
How much would you say you exercise?
I get some exercise, but I could use more.
I get a decent amount of exercise.
How much does your lifestyle consume fossil fuels?
I keep it to an absolute minimum.
I have taken steps to cut down on my dependence.
I use a large amount of fossil fuels.
How much are renewable energy sources a part of your life?
It is a small part of my life.
It is a moderate part of my life.
It is a large part of my life.
How often do you plan trips to include multiple stops in an efficient route?
Does a company's environmental practices influence your purchase?
It has a significant influence.
How involved are you in organizations dedicated to environmental stewardship?
How much does a politician's environmental protection policies influence your decision?
They have to be a environmental champion to get my vote.
It's a small part of a bigger picture.
It has a significant influence on my decision.
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