Which Zone are You Living In?
To find out, fill out this self-assessment quiz, developed by Scott W. Ventrella with my editorial assistance for his book Me, Inc.:
How satisfied are you with the way you are currently living your life?
For each of the following items, rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 = not at all satisfied, 3 = neutral, 5 = very satisfied.
_______ 1. My overall quality of life
_______ 2. How I manage my time
_______ 3. My daily stress level
_______ 4. My daily productivity level
_______ 5. My physical health
_______ 6. My sense of purpose and direction in life
_______ 7. How well I am fulfilling my various roles
_______ 8. How successfully I am attaining my career and/or creative goals
_______ 9. How well I am adding value to my community and making the world a better place
_______ 10. How much effort I devote to spiritual pursuits and self-improvement
_______ Total Score
10-25: The CRISIS ZONE
You probably feel as though your life is spinning out of control. Don’t worry. I can help you figure out how to put out the fires and reclaim your role as active participant in your own life.
26-40: The COMPLACENCY ZONE
You may think that everything is going relatively smoothly, but chances are there’s trouble brewing not far beneath the surface. You must engage actively now if you want to reach your full potential and find greater life satisfaction down the road. I can help you avoid the pitfalls and set goals, or assist you in searching for a deeper purpose to your life.
41-50: The PURPOSE ZONE
Congratulations! You are already living the life you want to be living in many ways. But there is always rooms for improvement. Perhaps there are new skills you’d like to develop, a dream creative project you’ve always wanted to accomplish, or you just want to delve deeper into the realms of your own psyche and spirituality. I’m here to help.
COPYTRIGHT MATERIAL from Me, Inc: How to Master the Business of Being You (J Wiley & Sons, 2007). Published here with Scott W. Ventrella’s permission.