How Could You Be a Better Version of Yourself?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

6 Min Quiz

Image: F.J. Jimenez/Moment/Getty Images

About This Quiz

The fact that you want to know how to better yourself already says a lot! People who aren't interested in change never ask themselves what they can do to be a better person. Since you're here, you've shown that you believe in yourself and that you're ready to step up to the plate for a little self-improvement. You're most likely already doing a great job, but what could you do better? 

Honesty will be the key during this quiz! In order to figure out what you could do to elevate yourself, we need to know where you are, how you think and where you want to go. Some of the questions might seem quite easy for you, but others might require a little soul searching. Whatever you do, be truthful! You'll only better yourself by getting an answer tailored to you. 

Will you need to undertake a major life change, or is there something you can do with your mind? Every human has something they can do to better themselves, but there's one thing in particular that you need to do now. Take a long, hard look at the way you do things before you answer, and take our advice to heart. 

Do you frequently find yourself in a mad dash to get everything done?

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Let's say your friend's backside does indeed look enormous in that outfit; do you tell them?

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Which one of these life events do you think has shaped you the most?

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Are you getting enough exercise and drinking enough water?

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How would your friends describe your brand of humor?

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When's the last time you indulged in a spa treatment?

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Would you say that you're your own worst critic?

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If you could give one of your traits a perfect 10, which one would it be?

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How do you motivate yourself to do things you might be dreading?

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Which of these things do you wish took up less of your time?

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Do you worry a lot, or do you take it all in stride?

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What do you think when you look at yourself in the mirror?

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Are you a fan of sudden moves, or do you like to ease into things slowly?

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Whether it's true or not, which of these words sums up the way you think others see you?

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How long does it take you to invest your heart into relationships?

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Do you hold your tongue when something gets your goat?

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What kind of thing would bring out your competitive side?

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How do you get yourself through the tough times?

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Do you ever stop and think about all the things you're grateful for?

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If you can't sleep at night, what's on your mind?

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When you have to try new things, how do you approach them?

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What are you feeling most positive about right now?

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Are you always the chattiest person at a party?

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How likely are you to buy something on impulse?

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Even when you know you're wrong, do you find it hard to apologize?

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Are your manners impeccable enough to live in the American south?

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Do you get lost in the details or see the big picture?

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On a scale of sensitivity, where would you put yourself?

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Are you forgetful, or do you remember every last word?

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Would you say that thoughtfulness is one of your best skills?

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