Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Your Health?

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Your health is the most important thing you have. Without strong health, everything else can fall apart.

So how much do you know about your own state of health? Take this quiz to find out what you need to learn, and how. Please choose the response that most closely aligns with how you feel, and we’ll add them up at the end. 

*Editor’s Note: This quiz is not intended to be a scientific or medical prescription; it is just to point you in the right direction. Consult with your health care provider for your specific needs.

Question #1: When was the last time you visited a doctor or health care provider?

A. I am a doctor.
B. I haven’t seen a health care provider in a while. 
C. In the last month. I’m dealing with a health issue and am trying to get my health back on track.
D. I visit my doctor annually for checkups.
E. It’s been a while since I went to the doctor, but I have been to an acupuncturist, holistic health counselor, or massage therapist recently.

Question #2: Have you ever tried a cleanse?

A. I do so regularly.
B. I’ve heard of it, but have never tried it.
C. Yes, many times.
D. No, but I’m interested in trying one!
E. I’ve done a cleanse in the past, but not recently.

Question #3: What (if any) experience do you have with holistic healthcare and alternative types of healing modalities?

A. I am a holistic health care provider.
B. None. I’ve heard of some, but would like to learn more before I try any.
C. I’ve tried many types of alternative healing modalities as I am dealing with a health issue.
D. I’ve tried a few alternative types of healthcare, but would like to know more.
E. I regularly see my acupuncturist, holistic health practitioner, or naturopathic physician.

Question #4: How much time and energy are you willing to put into optimizing your health and wellness?

A. I make it part of my daily routine.
B. Minimal at first, but maybe more later on.
C. I already put a lot of time into my health and am willing to do whatever it takes to get on the best track for optimal health.
D. I’d like to make health and wellness a bigger priority in my life.
E. I used to put more time and energy into my health and wellness, and would like to get back to a routine.

Question #5: How well do you manage your stress?

A. I am in tune with my body and practice meditation daily.
B. I easily get overwhelmed and not sure how to manage it.
C. Managing my stress has been an ongoing issue, and I am looking for more ways to cope.
D. I have heard of different types of stress-reduction techniques but could use more guidance.
E. I have learned many stress-reduction techniques that work, but I could use a refresher.

Question #6: How often do you practice self-care?

A. On a daily basis.
B. Minimal.
C. Regularly, but could use more guidance.
D. Occasionally. I know I should be placing a higher importance here and am open to learning a new regimen!
E. I used to practice self-care a lot more and could use a refresher.

Question #7: What is your goal for your health?

A. To continue to expand my awareness about how to live an even healthier life.
B. I’m curious about my personal health and looking for a place to start.
C. I’m dealing with a health issue and want to get to the bottom of it.
D. I want to live the healthiest life I can.
E. To get back on the path to a healthier life.

Question #8: How in tune are you with your body?

A. I recognize when something is amiss—even before illness or injury strikes. 
B. I usually don’t know something is wrong until I go to the doctor.
C. I feel like I’m in tune with my body, but am still struggling with a specific issue.
D. I sometimes feel like I am in tune with my body and sometimes feel out of sync. I’d love guidance on how to feel more connected with my body.
E. I used to be more in tune, and want to get back to that connected state.


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Melissa Eisler

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Melissa is the Senior Content Strategist at the Chopra Center. Also a professional coach and yoga and meditation instructor, she is passionate about motivating people to live a healthy, balanced, and purposeful life. You can learn more about Melissa’s professional coaching practice at MelissaEisler.com . Melissa is also the author of The Type A's Guide to Mindfulness: Meditation for Busy Minds and Busy People , a practical guide for new meditators in the modern world, and the creator of mindfulminutes.com , a personal blog about...Read more