I tend to be a fair, balanced, and middle-of-the-road type of person.
Most people don't really get or appreciate how beautiful life really is.
I'm a fighter, and stand up for what I want.
A lot of people depend on my help and generosity.
Most people get too stressed-out over things.
I strive hard to correct any personal flaws I might have.
I seem to be always going somewhere or doing something.
I prefer to keep my feelings to myself.
I'm not as suspicious of people or their motives as my friends seem to be.
What I do for others is my biggest source of pride.
I am very nostalgic, and love to talk about, and almost re-live my past.
Loyalty is one of the most important things to me.
I can easily detect the weaknesses of others, and I will quickly hit them there if I'm attacked.
There's not really that much in life that is worth getting all upset about.
It bugs me when things aren't just as they ought to be.
I sometimes tend to be a hoarder, because you never know when you might need something.
I like working on a team, and I'm a good team member, although I prefer to work independently most of the time.
I enjoy almost everything in life--there are very few things I don't enjoy.
I can't stand wasting time.
I really find it difficult to break the rules and go against anyone I see as an authority figure.
I usually try to look natural and easy-breezy.
People say that I seem to always be calm and peaceful.
Feeling essential, and being needed by others is very important to me.
Things always seem to work out for the best if you just let them.
I don't like, nor am I a fan, of small talk.
I can easily identify with, and project professional success.
I don't have any problem complaining if I'm not happy about something.
I love do-nothing, "just-relaxing" time.
Confrontation is something I am not afraid of, and people usually nominate me to do the confronting if it needs to be done.
I like to really think about things, and synthesize different ideas in my head.
I frequently feel personally responsible when things aren't done right.
I feel a deep connection to many people, and they feel the same way about me.
Being able to get the job done never seems to be a problem for me.
I normally gather as much information as I can, and weigh the pros and cons before making a decision.
My personal style is something I take great pride in.
I wish other people weren't so serious, and were more lighthearted about things in general.
Sometimes I think that people just don't get it, or feel as profoundly as I do.
Right or wrong, it's important to me that others see me as happy.
Often just one little thing can ruin the whole thing for me.
It sometimes takes me a while to make a decision because I like to explore all of my options.
I compliment people all the time--usually every day.
I like exercising and using my power.
People tell me that I am a super easy-going person.
"Successful" is a label that means a great deal to me.
When someone asks me how I feel, I frequently don't know how to respond, because I don't really think about my feelings.
I need a lot of alone time, and enjoy my space.
I sometime have trouble relaxing and playing.
Quickly determining where the power resides in any group is one of my strengths.
Other people sometimes just lack the ability to understand how I'm feeling or what I'm going through.
If other people are in trouble or embarrassed, I frequently come to their rescue, and like being the person who does so.
I like to set clear goals and benchmarks and know where I stand, especially compared to others.
I often question my own bravery.
My glass is almost always full or half full, and I look for the silver lining in most situations.
I rarely have trouble sleeping--why would I?
I sometimes feel compelled to help others, whether I really want to or not, or whether they want my help or not.
I like grades, awards, and other indications of how I am doing compared to others.
I tend to be plagued by worry and doubt.
I know we all have our differences, but I believe that people are basically the same on the inside.
My pattern tends to be to let others take the initiative.
I often hear critical voices in my head--critical of me and critical of others as well.
I'm told that I am an assertive, sometimes aggressive person.
Normally I like almost everyone I meet.
I like to follow proper etiquette and protocol, and do things with class.
It seems as though I worry more than most people.
My surroundings are extremely important to me, and I always am improving my environment, whether I actually own it or not.
Other people envy me for how much I can achieve.
I'm a good story and joke teller.
Generally I keep my cool, and don't get too excited about most things.
Trust me--I know how to get things done.
Before taking action, I like to have done my homework and be certain of my decision.
People come to me often for advice, and tell me that I am a good listener.
I frequently sit back and play the part of the observer rather than get too involved.
Without strict laws and rules, I believe people act irrationally and irresponsibly.
I'm somewhat of a loner.
There are very few things that are so urgent they can't be put off until tomorrow.
I sometimes struggle expressing my softer, sensitive side.
Projecting a successful image is extremely important to me.
I enjoy the theater very much, and have either fantasized of being on stage, or have actually been on stage myself.
I am compulsively honest.
Sometimes I feel overwhelmed thinking of how many people rely on me for so many things, but I've learned how to deal with it.
I believe, in general, I have retained my inner-child, and am a playful person.
Good taste, manners, etiquette, and class are all very important to me.
I have a strong sense of duty and responsibility, and my actions reflect that.
People normally tell me that they wait for me to arrive at social gatherings, because I am the life of most parties.
People sometimes think of me as puritanical.
Evidently I am more silent than most people, because people often ask me what I'm thinking.
It frequently takes external stimulation to really get me moving.
I am really low-maintenance; my needs are simple.
Making difficult decisions is no problem for me.
I am easily bored, and like to keep on the move.
I sometimes feel as though others don't appreciate what I do for them.
I normally don't ask others for help fulfilling my needs.
I hate wasting energy, and frequently look for the energy-efficient or time-saving way to do things.
Being right seems to be important to me a lot.
The words justice and injustice mean a great deal to me.
Sometimes you need to compromise even your own standards to be successful.
I consider the big picture, and the universal (or cosmic) effect of everything that happens.
I don't like to think of myself as normal or ordinary.
I like to know what the rules and limits of my work-place are.
I frequently feel anxious that time is running out, with much left to do.
When I think about my life story, I like to remember what I did right and won, rather than what I failed at and lost.
My motto is: if it's good, more is even better.
When a problem or issue comes up, I try to work it out by myself before asking others for help.
My attitude tends to be: "I don't really let it get to me."
I like to be on a close and intimate level with most people.
Sometimes I get preoccupied with thinking about things like loss and death.
I am vigilant and ferocious about protecting people in my charge.
I seem to feel at risk, and sense danger more than others seem to.
Sometimes I think people use me and take advantage of my good nature.
Although I'm very popular, people sometimes tell me that I'm unapproachable or intimidating because I'm so different.
I find myself taking sides, and being aware of what side other people are on.
I hate it when people tell me what I'm doing won't work or isn't working.
I think of myself as a very grounded, solid person.
I feel the need to be responsible with, and account for most of my time.
I am a very good arbitrator because I generally do not take sides.
I don't like being assertive or confrontational, but I will be if I must.
I tend to be able to "shake it off" when I'm sad, and get back on track easily.
I really don't like being unsettled.
I enjoy making things better.
I generally solve problems by thinking them through.
I enjoy getting things up and running more than I enjoy keeping them running.
It is very important to me to do what is right, including knowing and adhering to proper etiquette.
I don't spend a lot of time self-analyzing or being introspective because I know who I am.
I am like a lightning rod for the emotions and feelings of people, and sometimes I don't know where other people's feelings stop and mine begin.
I'm very aware of contradictions, and they bother me a lot.
The most important thing in life is to love and be loved.
Emotions are extremely important to me--both mine and those of others.
I really savor my life.
When resolving a problem, I like to take things in, put things in perspective, and use "process" to work things through.
I enjoy the sales, advertising, and marketing areas of projects.
If I'm being honest, I generally take the path of least resistance, and enjoy the ride.
I like schedules, and don't like to leave things "in pencil"; put it in ink.
"Non-conformist" is a word I can relate to.
I understand and relate to the "crusader" mentality.
When relationships dissolve, I tend to take it harder than most people do.
Sometimes I feel as though I deserve to be first in someone's life because of all I do for him or her.
I like to take time to put things in perspective. I like to look at the whole picture, and if I leave anything out I sometimes feel simplistic or naive.
Sometimes I identify so much with my work that I forget who I am.
I prefer to have a schedule than to just wing it.
Don't corner me or you'll be sorry.
It REALLY bothers me when something isn't fair.
I like thinking about the future.
Sometimes I have to remind myself to keep smiling through the tragedy--like the tragic clown.
I take pride in my stability.
I can be miserly with my money, my time, and even myself sometimes.
I believe I am a very nurturing type of person.
Sometimes people say I am rather aloof.
I am really good at cheering people up.
I don't like to be told to change my behavior.
I frequently play things down in order to get other people to settle down.
People would most likely say I am a prudent person.
I normally feel compelled to better myself and what I'm doing.
I believe appearances are very important.
Sometimes I feel as if I have to be perfect so others will love me or approve of me.
I sometimes feel the need to accomplish and achieve so others will notice and respect me.
I am a very hard worker, and if you know me, you should know that.
I seem to be frequently challenging or trying to overcome my fears.
I don't think of myself in terms of "special" or "important" as some people do when looking at themselves.
When I am upset with people, I frequently think of them in terms such as "idiots," "stupid," "incompetent," etc.
Sometimes I tend to jump around from one thing to another rather than staying from beginning to end.
I frequently spend my time-off helping others.
I prefer to be either on top of the world or wallowing in misery--at the very top or the very bottom--the middle doesn't interest me much.
I am a very assertive person--sometimes aggressive if need be.
I'm frequently frustrated because neither others are not as they should be--and neither am I!
I don't really like getting into "heavy" issues at work or at home.
I sometimes have trouble listening and paying attention.
Sometimes people accuse me of being overly dramatic, but that's OK-they don't understand.
I sometimes have trouble just "letting it be" if people cross me.
I have a soft, methodical way of speaking, and it irritates me when people ask me to speak up or get to the point.
It seems as though I am defending my position more than other people are.
I sometimes keep in touch with my friends more than they keep in touch with me.
I often fantasize about being a hero, or in a role where I can save people.
I enjoy taking care of others.
I believe that for the most part, other people create their own problems.
First impressions are very important.
Sometimes people have told me that I am more of a taker than a giver.
I enjoy channeling my emotions through the arts and artistic expression.
I agree with the statement: Why stand when you can sit, and why sit when you can lie down.
I tend to see things in terms of right or wrong, good or bad.
I remember myself as happy during my childhood.