Are You the Best Version of Yourself?

5 PLAYS

By: Teresa McGlothlin

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Can you honestly say that you're trying to be the best version of yourself that you know you can be? Every human on the planet makes mistakes, but it's how you learn from them that helps you rise into being your best self. If you've been questioning your existence and wondering if you're doing a good job lately, you've come to the right place! Once you answer the questions in this quiz, we'll let you know if you're living up to your truest potential. 

Being your best version is a deeply personal thing. Every human has a different idea about what it takes to be their best, but there are a few basics that will measure how you're doing. As you go through these questions, you'll be presented with a few morally-based scenarios and asked about the way you see yourself. After you've answered enough of them, it will be easy to see if you're living up to your own expectations — or not! How well do you think you'll do? 

Being your best version means that you'll have to tell the truth or respond as tactfully as you can. Will your answers prove that you're giving your all, or will they reveal that you're still a work in progress? If you're ready to measure your progress, let's go find out!


When you make a simple mistake, are you hard on yourself?

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Which part of your current life would you give two thumbs up?

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Do you set small goals, or do you tackle the big stuff first?

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Do you tend to put the needs of others before your own needs?

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Would you say that it's right or wrong to taste test the grapes while you're shopping?

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What do you do to soothe yourself when your stress levels are through the roof?

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Would you open a piece of mail that was mistakenly delivered to you?

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How often do you let people know that you appreciate them?

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Which of these traits do you consider one of your weakest?

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When someone asks your opinion, do you say what you're really thinking?

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What do you think others think of you when they first meet you?

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Are you more likely to follow your intuition or your sense of logic?

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Using a percentage, how often do you eat healthy meals?

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If you found a wallet on the sidewalk, what's the first thing you would do?

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How do you try to give back to your community?

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Would anyone say you're the kind of person who holds a grudge?

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Are you drinking enough water and getting enough sunlight?

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Would you say that you're a skilled communicator?

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What kind of reaction would you have to being cut off in traffic?

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Which of these things always makes you feel good about yourself?

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In your opinion, what could the world use these days?

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What always makes you feel a sense of gratitude?

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If we asked your neighbor to describe you, what word would they use?

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Do you think you're putting your best talents to good use?

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Are you guilty of putting things off when you know they need to be done?

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When you're angry about something, what are you like?

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What's the last thing you think about when you go to sleep at night?

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Can you say that you're doing anything to reduce your carbon footprint?

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Would you agree or disagree to being called a mindful person?

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Do you think that you spend enough time laughing?

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