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What’s your self-worth?

health-and-fitness Updated: Oct 23, 2012 01:15 IST
Dr Pulkit Sharma
Dr Pulkit Sharma
Hindustan Times
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For each item , choose one option based on how you think, feel and behave across situations.

1 In a group you tend to:
A. Just be yourself
B. Act like others
C. Blow your own horns

2 While buying something, you ask yourself:
A. Do I like it?
B. Will others notice me?
C. Do I deserve it?

3 Whenever you meet a very attractive person, you:
A. Shy away due to fear of being rejected
B. Waste no time in asking him/ her out
C. Stay around them wishing they make the first move

4 Every time you look into the mirror you:
A. Find several flaws
B. Feel content and pass a smile
C. Wonder how to enhance yourself

5 When out shopping you:
A. Frequently exceed your budget
B. Buy bare minimum
C. Keep a tab on funds

6 While getting intimate you prefer:
A. Soft lights
B. Bright illumination
C. Complete darkness

7 Despite giving your best you fail in a relationship/ exam, you feel:
A. There is something wrong with you
B. You will bounce back
C. The world is an unfair place

8 You often dream about:
A. People abandoning you
B. Things crashing down
C. Random stuff

9 In case you were to disappear, people close to you will:
A. Pine for you
B. Soon carry on with their lives
C. Will remain unaffected

10 You feel worthless:
A. Not at all
B. Sometimes
C. Frequently

Scoring:
1) A=3, B=1, C=2
2) A=3, B=2, C=1
3) A=1, B=3, C=2
4) A=1, B=3, C=2
5) A=2, B=1, C=3
6) A=3, B=2, C=1
7) A=1, B=3, C=2
8) A=2, B=1, C=3
9) A=3, B=2, C=1
10) A=3, B=2, C=1

Your scores say:
Between 10- 23: You have a low self-esteem. You feel that others will not value you for what you really are. Develop your confidence by acknowledging your strengths.

Between 24 and above: You love yourself the way you are. Explore your talent and you’ll excel in personal and professional domains.


By psychologist Dr Pulkit Sharma