Your Happiness Assessment has 119 items and assesses fourteen different factors that influence happiness. By evaluating yourself, you can determine
what areas can help you create the conditions for happiness in your life. The assessment measures the following factors that can affect happiness:
Optimism is the tendency to believe in positive outcomes.
Illness Susceptibility refers to your likelihood of engaging in behaviors critical to physical and mental health.
Locus of Control is the degree that you believe in either effort or luck as the key to success.
Compassion is feeling concern for other people when they experience misfortune.
Trusting of Others is the belief in others\' good intentions.
Affiliation is the desire to be around others and to enjoy social events.
Pleasantness is the tendency to be easy-going, agreeable, and respectful of others.
Emotional Stability is the tendency to not be swayed by emotions and for emotions to be manageable and controlled.
Conscientiousness is the tendency to be meticulous and careful when completing tasks.
Assertiveness is the ability to actively problem-solve and to handle situations directly, calmly, and with confidence.
Self-Confidence is having trust or faith in yourself and your abilities.
Gratefulness is the tendency to appreciate and to be thankful for your life circumstances.
Approval-Seeking is the tendency to need others\' approval and to conform to expectations.
Playfulness is focusing on the exciting aspects of life and encouraging others to laugh and have fun.
You will receive detailed results that will give you direction regarding what you can do to make changes in the areas that
may be obstacles to your happiness.
Since the questionnaire relies on self-report, it can only be as accurate as your responses.
This test was developed from the International Personality Item Pool which is a collaborative effort by personality researchers to
develop advanced measures of individual differences. The results descriptions were written by a clinical psychologist.
Be sure to save a copy of your results or email yourself the results.
This site does not save your responses or results. Be sure to save your results to your computer if you want to retain the information. If you have
an Android device, you may download the Happy Habits: Choose Happiness app to take the test and your results will be saved in the app.
For authors and more
Goldberg, L. R., Johnson, J. A., Eber, H. W., Hogan, R., Ashton, M. C.,
Cloninger, C. R., & Gough, H. C. (2006). The International Personality
Item Pool and the future of public-domain personality measures.
Journal of Research in Personality, 40, 84-96.
International Personality Item Pool: A Scientific Collaboratory for the
Development of Advanced Measures of Personality Traits and Other Individual
Differences (http://ipip.ori.org/). Internet Web Site.