What is robbing your natural happiness?

Find out your biggest happiness thief. Take this quick quiz based on the book “The Five Thieves of Happiness” by Dr. John Izzo.



Rate each statement based on how true they are to you (5 being most true, 1 being least true).
1. I often worry about things I can’t control.

Question 1 of 20

2. When confronted with a negative situation I obsess on wanting things to be different.

Question 2 of 20

3. I let myself think about past mistakes/regrets often or worry about the future.

Question 3 of 20

4. I often focus on a particular goal and get disappointed when it doesn’t happen.

Question 4 of 20

5. On social media I often feel envy at other people’s success and life events.

Question 5 of 20

6. On most days, it’s hard for me to focus on what I am grateful for.

Question 6 of 20

7. I tend to focus on what I don’t have rather than what I do have.

Question 7 of 20

8. I tend to focus on the skills and attributes I don’t have as opposed to the ones I do have.

Question 8 of 20

9. I often find myself obsessing about the story of my life.

Question 9 of 20

10. I worry more about my success than how much service I am doing.

Question 10 of 20

11. I tend to focus on my individual happiness as opposed to how I can help the world.

Question 11 of 20

12. Life is every person for themselves most of the time.

Question 12 of 20

13. I tend to think happiness is about the things happening to me.

Question 13 of 20

14. When feeling sad I rarely think I can choose contentment.

Question 14 of 20

15. I often find myself thinking I will happier when…or I’d be happier if…

Question 15 of 20

16. I tend to buy things or experiences thinking they will make be happy.

Question 16 of 20

17. My life is very routine and I rarely shake it up.

Question 17 of 20

18. I find myself stuck in old patterns that no longer serve me.

Question 18 of 20

19. I don’t often stop myself from thinking negative thoughts.

Question 19 of 20

20. I rarely confront personal habits I know make me less happy.

Question 20 of 20


Are you ready to regain control of your personal happiness?

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