The Time Personality Quiz

Read each item and, as honestly as you can, answer the question:"How characteristic
or true is this of me?” You must answer all questions in order for us to calculate
your true time personality.

1.

Familiar childhood sights, sounds, smells often bring back a flood of wonderful memories.

2.

I often think of what I should have done differently in my life.

3.

It gives me pleasure to think about my past.

4.

I do things impulsively.

5.

If things don’t get done on time, I don’t worry about it.

6.

When I want to achieve something, I set goals and consider specific means for reaching those goals.

7.

On balance, there is much more good to recall than bad in my past.

8.

When listening to my favorite music, I often lose all track of time.

9.

I try to live my life as fully as possible, one day at a time.

10.

Ideally, I would live each day as if it were my last.

11.

Happy memories of good times spring readily to mind.

12.

I meet my obligations to friends and authorities on time.

13.

I make decisions on the spur of the moment.

14.

I take each day as it is rather than try to plan it out.

15.

The past has too many unpleasant memories that I prefer not to think about.

16.

I’ve made mistakes in the past that I wish I could undo.

17.

I get nostalgic about my childhood.

18.

Before making a decision, I weigh the costs against the benefits.

19.

Taking risks keeps my life from becoming boring.

20.

Things rarely work out as I expected.

21.

It’s hard for me to forget unpleasant images of my youth.

22.

It takes joy out of the process and flow of my activities, if I have to think about goals, outcomes, and products.

23.

Even when I am enjoying the present, I am drawn back to comparisons with similar past experiences.

24.

You can’t really plan for the future because things change so much.

25.

My life path is controlled by forces I cannot influence.

26.

I complete projects on time by making steady progress.

27.

I take risks to put excitement in my life.

28.

I often follow my heart more than my head.

29.

I am able to resist temptations when I know that there is work to be done.

30.

Life today is too complicated; I would prefer the simpler life of the past.

31.

I like family rituals and traditions that are regularly repeated.

32.

I think about the bad things that have happened to me in the past.

33.

I keep working at difficult, uninteresting tasks if they will help me get ahead.

34.

Spending what I earn on pleasures today is better than saving for tomorrow’s security.

35.

I think about the good things that I have missed out on in my life.

36.

I like my close relationships to be passionate