Imagine that you made a mistake while doing an important task. What is your first thought?
It’s horrible! It can’t be fixed
I should be more attentive
It’s my co-worker who distracted me
Is there anything in your life that you cannot stand?
Oh yes! The list is pretty long
No. I can deal with anything
Yes. Other people
You are making a report. Someone asks you a question, but you don’t know what to reply. What to do?
That’s awful! I should run away from here, I should leave
I should be preparing better next time
I should avoid inviting people who ask such stupid questions
In your opinion, what are the reasons of the psychological problems?
Look around! This terrible world is one big reason!
Well, it’s a blame of these people
It’s because of people around – parents, friends, co-workers
What do you feel when you reach success in something?
I’m so powerful! I’m the king of the world!
It means nothing. I should work better, put more efforts
It could have better… Sadly, there were people who disturbed me
Can you keep talking to a friend who is behaving foolishly?
Of course. Right after he calms himself down
Yes. Probably, I just don’t get his mood
No. I won’t be able to stand his manners
What do you think when someone’s behavior is offensive for you?
Oh God. I should stop seeing this person
It might be my fault
He has just hit a new low
How often do you have tough times in life?
Is there anything in your life that you have to do?
No. It would freak me out
Yes. I have my duties
No. But other people have
Does your self-respect change if you make a mistake?
Yes. It always feels like the end of the world
Yes. I feel that I could have been better
No. It’s not my fault
Tendency to exaggerate
You tend to think that every unfortunate event in your life is horrible and unbearable. This is how you exaggerate the actual negative level of the situation. Every bad experience is called “a catastrophe”, which cannot be changed. You can notice that you like to pronounce such words as “catastrophe”, “nightmare”, “horrible”, “end of the world”, and so on. What about your friends? Share this test to learn more about them!
Excessively high personal expectations
You tend to believe that every person should achieve certain success and get the approval of the significant people. If the person doesn’t do what he is supposed to do, it makes him strange and abnormal. Such an attitude can lead to depression, anxiety, despair and strong self-doubt. You can notice that you like to pronounce such words as “I’m obliged to”, “I have to”, “whatever it takes”, and so on. What about your friends? Share this test lo learn more about them!
Excessively high social expectations
You tend to believe that other people should treat you well, be just and behave in a certain way. Such a belief can lead to negative feelings, disorders and anxiety, because people cannot meet your expectations. You can notice that you like to pronounce such words as “they have to”, “they are obliged to”, “whatever it takes”, and so on. What result will your friends get? Share this test to find out!