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How Resilient Are You?

Complete the Resilience Scale and find out. (or Take the RS-14)

*The highest level of education I have attained:

*My age:

*My gender:

Female Male

The Resilience Scale™ (RS™)



Please read the following statements. To the right of each you will find seven numbers, ranging from "1" (Strongly Disagree) on the left to "7" (Strongly Agree) on the right. Click the circle below the number which best indicates your feelings about that statement. For example, if you strongly disagree with a statement, click the circle below "1". If you are neutral, click "4", and if you strongly agree, click "7", etc. You must answer every question to submit the test for scoring.

  Strongly
Disagree
Strongly
Agree
  1. When I make plans, I follow through with them.

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  1. I usually manage one way or another.

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  1. I am able to depend on myself more than anyone else.

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  1. Keeping interested in things is important to me.

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  1. I can be on my own if I have to.

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  1. I feel proud that I have accomplished things in life.

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  1. I usually take things in stride.

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  1. I am friends with myself.

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  1. I feel that I can handle many things at a time.

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  1. I am determined.

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  1. I seldom wonder what the point of it all is.

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  1. I take things one day at a time.

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  1. I can get through difficult times because I've experienced difficulty before.

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  1. I have self-discipline.

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  1. I keep interested in things.

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  1. I can usually find something to laugh about.

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  1. My belief in myself gets me through hard times.

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  1. In an emergency, I'm someone people can generally rely on.

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  1. I can usually look at a situation in a number of ways.

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  1. Sometimes I make myself do things whether I want to or not.

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  1. My life has meaning.

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  1. I do not dwell on things that I can't do anything about.

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  1. When I'm in a difficult situation, I can usually find my way out of it.

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  1. I have enough energy to do what I have to do.

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  1. It's okay if there are people who don't like me.

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*I have felt depressed in the past 2 weeks:

Never Sometimes Frequently All the time

*I rate my health as generally:

Excellent Very Good Good Fair Poor

*I am at my ideal body weight:
(±5 pounds) 

Yes No

*I exercise 30 minutes or more most days:

Yes No

*I eat a healthy diet most days:
(with 5 fruits/vegetables) 

Yes No
*I DO NOT use tobacco products:
(smoke, chew, or dip) 
Yes No

*I have FEW* or NO alcoholic drinks:
(*female: 1/day, male: 1 or 2/day) 

Yes No

NOTE: By clicking the Submit button below, you agree to allow us to use your ANSWERS in future published studies on Resilience, which we hope you will find useful and beneficial. We will keep your responses in a large database and will only report aggregate data; we do not keep data to identify you.


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