Type A, Perfectionism, and Other Personality Traits
Find Out What Type of Personality You Have
Knowing how different personality traits can impact stress levels, many people wonder, “What type of personality do I have?” and how these traits may be affecting stress levels. The following stress quizzes and assessments can help you to better understand yourself and your relationship with stress, and find resources for effective stress management.
Perfectionist Traits: Do These Sound Familiar?
If you’re wondering whether or not you’re a perfectionist, there’s a good chance you are one, at least to a degree. (And if you’re thinking that you have to have every perfectionist trait to qualify, there’s another clue!) Perfectionists are a lot like high achievers, but with some key differences. The following are ten telltale perfectionist...
Reducing Stress: Personality Tests to Assess Your Situation
The first step in changing your situation is understanding it. The following self assessment and personality tests can enable you to better understand yourself and your lifestyle so you can begin to make the best changes to reduce stress in your particular situation. These personality tests and lifestyle assessment tests can help you create...
Type A Personality Traits: Characteristics and Effects of a Type A Personality
Most people now know that Type A personality characteristics have something to do with being competitive and work-obsessed, and can bring an increased risk of health problems, but it’s not always understood exactly what traits constitute “Type A Behavior”, or exactly how these Type A traits impact health and wellbeing. This article explains...
The Traits, Benefits and Development of Emotional Resilience
Emotional resilience refers to one’s ability to adapt to stressful situations or crises. More resilient people are able to ‘roll with the punches’, and adapt to adversity without lasting difficulties. Learn more about emotional resilience.
Quiz: Are You A Perfectionist?
Do you sometimes wonder if your desire for excellence crosses the line into perfectionism? This fifteen-question quiz can help you to better understand yourself, see the distinction between perfectionism and high achievement, and find out where your tendencies lie.
Quiz: Do You Have a "Type A" Personality? Take This Self Test To Find Out!
Do you have a Type A Personality? Take the Type A Personality Quiz from About's Stress Management Site and see if type a personality characteristics may be causing more stress in your life. Also, find more information about type a personality and resources for dealing with type a personality characteristics in yourself and others.
The Stress Management Optimism Quiz: Are you prone to being optimistic or...
Studies show that optimists enjoy increased health and longevity, less stress, and are able to persist and succeed where others might quit after a failure. Take this self-test and, with 10 questions, discover whether you have a positive or negative explanatory style, and learn how this impacts your life. You'll also find resources to help you...