We are all engaged in activities and situations that cause us stress: work,school, relationships, financial situations and life events. Stress can’t beeliminated completely nor do we want to eliminate it completely. Some stress ishealthy and propels us toward achievement of goals. It’s when stress becomesexcessive in our lives or we are unable to manage stress that it causesemotional instability and problems.
The first step in controlling stress is to assess our emotional makeup and ability to react to stress. It’s only then we can take steps to create emotional stability and tranquility.
Directions: Rate each statement on a scale of 1 to 5 with 1being virtually not at all, and 5 being absolutely true. Place your number onthe line provided. Total your score at the end of each section. Remember thegoal of the assessment is to give you a starting point for your journey tosuccess. Don't be disappointed if you fall short of perfect scores at this pointin time. Your scores will increase as you make progress on your journey to TotalSuccess. Interpretation of the scores will be discussed at the end of thesection.Personal Emotional Health Assessment