Do you have a special talent or interest that gives you joy and energy and is an important part of who you are? Definitely I think so Maybe No
Which of the following best describes you? I feel happy and energized all the time I feel happy and energized when I do one or two special things. I sometimes feel happy and energized. I hardly ever feel happy and energized.
Some people have a special talent or interest that they love; we sometimes say that they have a “passion” in their life. It is something that really fires them up, gives them joy and energy, and is an important part of who they are. It does not really matter what it is, just as long as it gives life direction, purpose, meaning, or focus. How often do you have a passion in your life? Everyday Most days Sometimes Hardly ever
How many passions do you think you have? A passion can be doing art, learning another language, volunteering, playing a sport or a musical instrument, taking care of an animal, reading, using a computer to do creative things, fixing or building something, and so on. 3 or more 2 1 0
How often do you develop, use, or express your interests, talents, or passions? Everyday Most days Sometimes Hardly ever
How much do you agree or disagree with this statement? I set goals about developing and getting better at my passions. Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
How much do you agree or disagree with this statement? I am not afraid to talk about my passions or show people what my passions are. Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
How much does this statement describe you? I have a sense of purpose in life. This is a lot like me. This is sort of like me. This is a little like me. This is not at all like me.
How much does this statement describe you? I believe I am going to make a difference in the world. This is a lot like me. This is sort of like me. This is a little like me. This is not at all like me.
When I say I have a passion for something, I mean: Something that is a constant in my life, that I am willing to make sacrifices for and gives me tremendous joy and energy. It is an important part of who I am. Something that I enjoy doing from time to time or try to do when I get a chance. If my friends were doing it, I would enjoy doing it with them. Something that entertains me, like playing video games or watching a movie.