How Self Compassionate Are You? V.1

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How Self Compassionate Are You? V.1

This brief quiz allows you to take a look at how Self Compassionate you are. Keep in mind that there are no right or wrong answers. This quiz is used with permission from Kristen Neff, Ph. D. , author of Self Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind. Automation of this quiz was developed by Kat Tansey, Choosing To Be Fit. Please read each statement carefully before answering. Choose your answer based on how often you exhibit this behavior during difficult times. HINT: Call to mind a difficult situation or time when you did not handle things as well as you might have. Answer the questions based on your frame of mind at that time. ~~~ HOW I TYPICALLY &


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When I fail at something important to me I become consumed by feelings of inadequacy.
    • A. 

      Almost Never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost Always

  • 2. 
    I try to be understanding and patient toward those aspects of my personality I don't like.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 3. 
    When something painful happens I try to take a balanced view of the situation.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 4. 
    When I'm feeling down, I tend to feel that most other people are probably happier than I am.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 5. 
    I try to see my failings as part of the human condition.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 6. 
    When I'm going through a very hard time, I give myself the caring and tenderness I need.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 7. 
    When something upsets me I try to keep my emotions in balance.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 8. 
    When I fail at something that's important to me, I tend to feel alone in my failure.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 9. 
    When I'm feeling down I tend to obsess and fixate on everything that's wrong.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 10. 
    When I feel inadequate in some way, I try to remind myself that feelings of inadequacy are shared by most people.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 11. 
    I'm disapproving and judgmental about my own flaws and inadequacies.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

  • 12. 
    I'm intolerant and impatient towards those aspects of my personality I don't like.
    • A. 

      Almost never

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Some of the time

    • D. 

      Much of the time

    • E. 

      Almost always

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