Here's a quiz for self esteem with 10 simple questions
have to do is answer 'yes' or 'no'
And - as a bonus - there are lots of
self esteem tips, too!
The Ten Question Self Esteem Quiz
Most people who have low self esteem
actually have no idea that their self esteem is suffering. Why?
they've lived their lives with insecurities for so long, their insecurities have
become a part of their 'emotional DNA'. They've gotten real used to it. So used
to it, in fact, that it feels normal.
And let's face it, when you've done
something for such a long time, it is difficult to change your thoughts,
feelings and habits.
Well, am I talking about you, here?
are not sure if you have low self esteem, taking this quiz for self esteem will
help you to identify your low self esteem.
Also, to help you find ways to
improve your self esteem and your overall quality of life, I've included some
inspirational comments / build up self esteem tips.
With this quiz for
self esteem, all you have to do is answer the questions either 'yes' or 'no',
count how many times you answered 'yes', and at the bottom you can see how you
Okay, here we go ...
Quiz for Self Esteem Question no. 1:
Are you constantly
worried what others think about you?
Enjoying every aspect
of life to the fullest is one of the coolest things you can
However, it is difficult to enjoy your life when you're
constantly allowing what you think others think about you to
dictate your actions.
Deep down everyone wants to be
accepted, but you can't be so worried about acceptance that
you miss out on your life. So many people do this. Don't be
one of them.
(Also, please note the expression 'what
you think others think about you' - because, you see, you
can't really KNOW what they think. Even if you ask them (and
most people don't dare do that), you can't be sure you're
getting an honest answer. So, anything
you-think-that-they-think is imagination on your part!)
Quiz for Self Esteem Question no. 2:
you find yourself trying to please everyone?
beyond mere people pleasing, and it is rooted in a general
fear that people will stop being your friend if you don't do
exactly what they want you to do.
Well, guess what? If
the people in your life are trying to control your actions,
they are not really friends, and it's time to find some actual
friends who want you to have a mind of your own!
Quiz for Self Esteem Question no. 3:
hard on yourself when you make a mistake?
While no one
wants to feel that they're barely making it through life, you
want to cut yourself some slack when you make mistakes.
In actual fact, you NEED to make mistakes, because that's
one of the primary ways you learn. So, the more mistakes you
make the better!
Once you realize that mistakes are a
natural and desirable part of life, you will be able to take
more risks and really enjoy your life.
Quiz for Self Esteem Question no. 4:
Do you go through
life feeling afraid?
False-Evidence-Appearing-Real. 99 percent of what you fear
isn't real - not right here and now. So, what's the point in
worrying about something that hasn't come to pass - and
probably never will?
Fear is a lousy master. It'll keep
you stuck in a rut right up until the moment you let go of
your fear. Perhaps by using a method like the Let Go Method
[LINK], perhaps by facing your fear.
Some people like
to say that life is all about taking chances; however,
sometimes people mistake this for thinking that they aren't
really living unless they do some 'crazy' thing like going
crocodile wrestling, free climbing and skydiving every
Taking huge risks is all fine and well,
sometimes. It doesn't mean that you are really living in your
everyday life, though. Actually, it might point to just the
opposite; that you're trying to make up for an unsatisfying
everyday life by taking risks.
The point here is that
risks are just one aspect of life, and the other, more
important part is being able to (daring to!) live your
everyday life just the way you want to live it.
instead of feeling afraid at every turn, let go and realize
that your life will be more fun if you simply let go of your
fear of living. Quiz for Self Esteem
Question no. 5:
Do you generally feel more dissatisfied
than satisfied with yourself?
This question refers to any
given, regular day in your life. It also refers to the voice
- that blabbering inner voice which is constantly
commenting on your thoughts, emotions, ideas and actions. So,
the follow up question is this:
Are you experiencing
more negative self talk than positive self talk? If so, that's
an indicator of low self esteem, and you will probably benefit
from a thing like saying positive affirmations to yourself
(both silently and out loud).
An example of such an
affirmation is this: "I now feel a little bit more worthy and
capable than I did a moment ago. And every day I feel a bit
more worthy and capable than the day before."
Quiz for Self Esteem Question no. 6:
Do you put
yourself down hoping that people will build you up?
are feeling low, then it is natural to want someone to build
your confidence. It feels so nice, doesn't it? Only, it
doesn't help ... not REALLY. So, you want more. And more. And
still it's never enough.
When you put yourself down
just so you can hear someone say that you're wrong, you've
lost control of your emotional life.
You have to take
back that control. Step one is noticing your urges to crave
acceptance and stop them! Stop putting yourself down. Period.
Step two is exchanging your need for someone else to build
you up with you building yourself up.
In other words,
stop putting yourself down and start telling yourself how
great you really are. Even if you don't quite believe it at
You already know what you crave from others.
Now, start giving yourself that! Quiz for
Self Esteem Question no. 7:
Do you feel that you have
nothing to be proud of?
Do you tend to put your own
accomplishments down - no matter how small or big they are?
This is typical for people with low self esteem.
tend to do this, perhaps it's time for a change. Here's a
suggestion: Redefine the meaning of success, and celebrate a
Think about what success means to you. What does
it take for you to be successful at something? A lot,
probably! It doesn't have to be like that.
One guy I
know changed his entire life when he redefined his idea of
success like this:
'From now on success is when I
finish something - big or small it doesn't matter. And
whenever I finish something I celebrate. I cheer myself on,
give myself a pat on the shoulder, or I jump up and down and
yell YAHOO, or I treat myself to something nice.'
guy is now a very successful self employed entrepreneur. (And
it doesn't much matter how you measure his success - he's that
Quiz for Self Esteem Question
Would you rather blend into your surroundings
instead of standing out?
If you are afraid to really step
out and be noticed, then you probably have self esteem issues.
While there's no point in being an attention hog and
making it your primary goal to be noticed by others, there's
also no point in being so unmemorable that people don't even
realize you are there!
Try and find the balance between
being too outgoing and being a wallflower. Your feelings,
thoughts, ideas and opinions DO matter! Assert yourself in a
Where ever you are ... BE there fully. Live!
You'll feel ever so much better for doing so, too.
Quiz for Self Esteem Question no. 9:
feel that you can't do things as well as most other people -
in fact ... do you often feel almost useless?
this: NOBODY is useless! Neither are you. Everybody is better
than good at one thing: Being themselves. That includes you.
You, precisely the way you are, have a lot to offer the
world. You may not feel that this is true, but it is.
Everybody can enrich the world just by being themselves and
doing the things they love.
Remember that bit - the bit
about love. You can love ... both other people, yourself and
whatever you spend your time doing. And nothing is more
worthwhile than that!
So, get going on adding to the
love in the world. It's easy: Just follow your heart. Feel
love, show love and do whatever gives you true pleasure (more
often than not, that's something where you are of service to
Quiz for Self Esteem Question no.
Do you feel like no one cares about you?
Feelings of little or no self worth are common with those who
have low self esteem. Try this: Starting right now, you are
not allowed to go through life thinking that no one cares
Unless you're the last living member of your
family and race and you're living all alone on an isolated
island somewhere in the Arctic, you have several people in
your life who like you - or even love you - and want to see
And if you don't have those types of
people in your life, then it is time to find some new friends!
While you shouldn't depend on friends to make you feel
important, everyone deserves to have a strong support system
of people who truly care. You, too. So get out there and start
Quiz for Self Esteem -
Now that you've taken the quiz for self esteem,
it is time to see how you scored.
Quiz for Self Esteem:
You Answered 'Yes' 0 Times
If you answered 'no' to all the
10 questions, your self esteem is probably very good. NOT many
people answer no to all 10 questions, though. If you did,
maybe you weren't being entirely honest? You might want to
re-check the questions. If you were being totally honest and
still answered no to all of them, congratulations! :-)
Quiz for Self Esteem: You Answered 'Yes' 1-3 Times
answered 'yes' to between 1 and 3 of these questions, your
self esteem is 'normal'. I've never heard of anyone having
perfect self esteem. It's completely normal to have a few self
esteem hiccups every now and then. I, myself, do too. That's
one of the reasons I keep doing personal development and self
Quiz for Self Esteem: You Answered 'Yes'
If you answered yes to between 4 and 6 of these
questions, your self esteem could use some work. While it is
fine to be humble, there is a difference between being humble
and having low self esteem.
In all likelihood you're
much too concerned about what other people think, feel and say
Let it go! Don't try to be something or
someone you're not, just be yourself. Individuality is what
makes the world so spectacular, so show yours off a bit more.
On the plus side, self improvement, self help and
personal development have a quite a bit to offer you; take
advantage of that. It can be quite an adventure!
for Self Esteem: You Answered 'Yes' 7-10 Times
answered 'yes' to between 7 and 10 of the questions, your low
self esteem has reached critical levels. That means that it's
a good thing you took this quiz for self esteem because now
you can work on improving how you view yourself!
Chances are you are constantly worried what people think about
you, and to make matters worse, you feel afraid to take risks
because you feel that failure is even more of a reason for
people to judge you. Also, your self talk is likely negative,
reflecting that you view yourself in a very negative light.
The best thing you can do is cleanse all of the negative
things out of your life - one by one.
Start by simply
paying attention to what goes on inside you - your thought,
feelings and beliefs. At first, just notice what's going on.
Don't scold yourself, just be attentive.
acceptance. Accept your negative self talk, your negative
feelings, thoughts and ideas / beliefs. They're okay. Let them
be. For you to move on, acceptance of the current situation is
That goes for your outward actions, too. The
things you say and do; your habits and possible addictions.
They're okay, too. Just notice them. Then start accepting
When you've learned to accept the things you
don't like about yourself and your life - even a tiny bit -
you're ready to move on using personal development,
spirituality, self improvement and other forms of self help.
Perhaps you'll also want to use the help of a professional
coach or therapist.
Finally, Please Remember ...
don't have to be perfect.
Nobody is. And with a little
practice you can develop a healthier outlook and take back
And remember: Taking baby steps in the right
direction will get you there, too.
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