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Quagmire - noun

1) swamp, morass, bog, marsh, muskeg, mire, slough.

2) muddle, mix-up, mess, predicament, mare's nest, can of worms, quandary, tangle, imbroglio; trouble, confusion, difficulty; informal sticky situation, pickle, stew, dilemma, fix, bind. (Source: New Oxford American Dictionary)

This quiz is for your self-evaluation solely. There are no right or wrong answers. The point of this exercise is to assess where you are in your life. Take time to think about each question. Its purpose is to help you gauge where you presently are on your journey to Find A Way.
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1. I am very ambitious.
YES  No

2. I feel proud of myself.
YES  No

3. I can be decisive.
YES  No

4. I take quiet time for myself.
YES  No

5. I enjoy being praised or complimented.
YES  No

6. I have fantasies of doing something great.
YES  No

7. I could be successful working for myself.
YES  No

8. When the going gets tough, I keep moving forward.
YES  No

9. I speak up for my beliefs.
YES  No

10. I enjoy taking calculated risks.
YES  No

11. I prefer working for others.
YES  No

12. I could live well on my own.
YES  No

13. I can be persuasive.
YES  No

14. I appreciate constructive criticism.
YES  No

15. I have a mentor.
YES  No

16. I am disciplined.
YES  No

17. I have written goals.
YES  No

18. I get mad at myself when I make mistakes.
YES  No

19. I am overly critical of others.
YES  No

20. I am a procrastinator.
YES  No

21. I have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning.
YES  No

22. My life would be better if I lost weight.
YES   No

23. I feel ill at ease meeting new people.
YES   No

24. To be successful I must have a college degree.
YES   No

25. I don’t like to ask others for help.
YES   No

26. I feel anxious speaking to a group of people.
YES   No

27. I often take on too many responsibilities.
YES   No

28. When I make mistakes I call myself a name, like stupid.
YES   No

29. When things go wrong I blame myself, even for situations that are out of my control.
YES   No

30. Other people’s happiness matters most to me.
YES   No


Questions 1-17: # of YES Answers:

Questions 18-30. # of YES Answers:

 

Questions 1-17: If you answered “yes” to 14 or more of these questions, you are traveling successfully on your path in life and you will benefit greatly from joining our Mastermind Group.

Questions 18-30. If you answered “Yes” to 3 or more of these questions, Find A Way to overcome these self-defeating behaviors.

If you answered “No” to 1-17 and “yes” to 18-30,
PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL ME RIGHT AWAY!

Review the quiz again.
Reflect on your answers. Accepts your strengths and acknowledge your weaknesses.

Study the traits you admire about yourself.
Write them down and refer to them when your negative self-talk rears its ugly head.

Pay close attention to your thoughts.
Make notes whenever you are being critical of yourself. What triggered the negativity? Look for the patterns.

Remember: It’s okay to stumble, to make mistakes, to fail. Learn to recognize the stumbling blocks on your path. Picking yourself up when you fall start moving forward again is what it's all about.

Pat yourself on the back! Practice self-congratulations, not self-condemnation.

Surround yourself with supportive friends or mentors.
Find A Way to Find Your Way.