Tell Us about Your Personality and We'll Reveal the Best Way to Soothe Your Soul

By: Ian Fortey
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Tell Us about Your Personality and We'll Reveal the Best Way to Soothe Your Soul
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About This Quiz

Life is always happening, and it is not easy. We are inundated with information, with technology, with things and stuff and everything but the kitchen sink all day every day. You're getting texts and calls from everyone, the news is like a deluge of stress, you need to worry about your health, your bills, your family and the fate of the very world all the time. All. The. Time. What are you supposed to do?

The only way you can help yourself, help others and help the world at large is if you actually take care of yourself sometimes. Find ways to deal with the stress of everyday living. Find the thing that soothes your weary soul and embrace it. Because you owe it to yourself and you deserve it as well. No one is a rock, after all. No one gets through this life without taking a nice Earl Grey sometimes. So what is it that you need? What's going to make you the best you that you can be tomorrow, and the next day, and a year from now? If you need time, take it. If you need meditation, do it. If you need scones and a good book, enjoy it. If you're not sure what you need, then tell us about yourself and we'll do our best to help you get where you need to be.

Stressed businesswoman working late How are you at handling stress?
It drags me down sometimes.
Usually!
I manage it very well.
I could be better.

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Mid adult woman smiling in bathtub At the end of a long day do you ever enjoy a relaxing bath?
I love it!
I've been known to partake.
Sometimes
I'm more of a shower person.

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Middle age woman practicing yoga Yoga can be great for relaxation, but what kind is the best?
Goat yoga!
Just traditional yoga
Hot yoga
Anything with a friend

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Beauty spa If a friend tried to tempt you with a spa day, would you be in?
I'm not a very big spa fan.
I think I could go for that if they're paying.
Once in a while, a spa day is nice.
Oh, absolutely!

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Attractive blonde giggling Are you the kind of person who can laugh at their own mistakes?
Definitely
Not usually
You have to laugh at yourself.
Only once in a while

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Black cat with injured leg Would you be more likely to help a wounded animal or a wounded person?
Probably the animal
I guess you can't know until you're in the situation.
Both equally
A person, of course

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Man vacuuming while mother and boys reading book on the sofa If your SO wanted to do you a big favor, what's the best thing they could do?
Surprise vacation!
Get everyone out of the house for a while
Get stuff done around the house
Help me throw a dinner party

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Woman checking her phone before going to bed How long could you last without a phone or the internet?
I wish I could live forever without them.
I'd love a couple of weeks untethered from all that.
A day at most
The thought of that terrifies me.

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Half full glass In your world, are the glasses half-full or half-empty?
Really depends on the day
Half-empty too often
Always half-full
Guess it depends on what's in the glass

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Cheerful woman making speech at party smiling and shrugging Would you consider yourself a people person?
Not particularly
That very much depends on those other people.
I'm more of a me person.
Oh, absolutely!

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Woman looking at self in mirror Do you ever feel uncomfortable in your own skin?
Never have
Very much so
I used to, but not anymore.
Sometimes

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Woman shouting at other woman How do you handle hostility from others?
I'll just remove myself from the situation.
I might make something of it.
I just keep quiet and let them go.
I try to talk it out.

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Woman packing a suitcase on bed for a trip at hom Are you the kind of person who is likely to just pick up and leave town on a whim?
On the weekend for a day, sure
I wish!
Not usually, no
Never

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Annoyed woman What makes you angry?
The modern world
Getting stuck doing the same thing all the time
Politics
Feeling ignored

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Woman in tank top stretching her arms and smiling Do you feel like you're a resilient person?
Very much so
That's one word for it.
Only when I prepare myself to be
Not as much as I'd like

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Woman and friend laughing looking at smart phone Is it easy for you to show your emotions to others?
I didn't really grow up that way, so no.
Not verbally, but other ways.
Sometimes I don't even understand my own emotions.
Yes, I'm pretty good at communicating with others.

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Mid adult woman crossed hands on chest Are you an honest person?
To a fault
With others or with myself?
For the most part
I might lie to spare someone's feelings.

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Woman photographer Does the world ever inspire you?
Sometimes it does.
More than I can say
Not like it used to
Kind of the opposite

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Girl working on the lap top at home If you knew then what you know now, would you go back to being a teen?
I definitely would.
Wow. I wish could do some things again but definitely not others.
Not a chance
You know, I might.

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Mother and daughter spending time together using digital tablet Some people are just natural teachers. Are you?
I have my moments, but it's not a calling or anything.
I think so.
It's not my strong suit.
Definitely!

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Woman meditating on boulder Are you a believer in mind over matter?
Under the right circumstances
I'm not even sure what that means.
Definitely
I don't think so.

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Smiling mature woman holding cheese plate with friends on patio What is the most perfect vacation you can think of?
A cabin far away from civilization
A tour of all the great cities of Europe
Any place with room service
A great trip with family and friends someplace warm

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Angry woman looking at cellphone Would you say you're a forgiving person or can you hold a grudge?
It could go either way.
If I have reason, I'll hold a grudge.
I try to be forgiving.
Both

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Woman greeting a new house mate at home Are you outgoing when you meet new people?
I wouldn't go that far.
I can be, if I'm in the right mood.
I'm more of an introvert.
Extremely

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Sad Woman Leaning On Wall Do you have a lot of regrets in your life?
As many as anyone, I guess.
More than I want, I suppose.
Too many
Not many

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Summer romance Are you a romantic person?
With the right partner
I'm not too shabby.
Not as much as I could be
I very much am.

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Woman with magnifying glass Can you resist a mystery or not?
I'm not much of a mystery solver.
Not easily
Yeah, no problem
Curiosity gets the best of me sometimes.

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Couple hugging Any chance you believe in the idea of soulmates?
I think so.
I haven't seen much evidence to support it.
I would like to.
I know they're real.

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Upset woman What makes you feel like a failure?
Not being able to do more in the world
Not being able to express myself the way I need to
Not achieving my dreams
Letting my friends and family down

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Two women laughing by water cooler Do you have a good sense of humor?
I enjoy a good joke here and there.
I'm no comedian, but I do alright.
I don't know, do I?
I like to think so.

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