Take any of the following quizzes, all based on scientific research, to learn more about yourself, your emotional makeup, and how you relate to others.

The quizzes are also chock-full of practical tips for cultivating positive emotions and stronger relationships. GGSC Members can see all of their results on the Quiz Scores page.


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Awe Quiz

Awe Quiz

Could your life be more awe-some?


Empathy Quiz

How well do you feel and understand what others are feeling?

Take the Empathy Quiz quiz


Social Capital Quiz

How strong are your social connections, online and off?

Take the Social Capital Quiz quiz


Grateful Organizations Quiz

Does your organization elicit gratitude--or make people feel taken for granted?

Take the Grateful Organizations Quiz quiz


Compassionate Organizations Quiz

Does your organization foster compassion or callousness?

Take the Compassionate Organizations Quiz quiz


Connection to Humanity Quiz

How big is your circle of concern?

Take the Connection to Humanity Quiz quiz


Stress and Anxiety Quiz

Do you feel like you're about to crack?

Take the Stress and Anxiety Quiz quiz


Compassionate Love Quiz

You might love your partner truly, madly, deeply. But do you love compassionately?

Take the Compassionate Love Quiz quiz


Altruism Quiz

Are you a giver or a Grinch?

Take the Altruism Quiz quiz


Gratitude Quiz

Are you truly grateful for the good things in your life—or do you take them for granted?

Take the Gratitude Quiz quiz


Relationship Trust Quiz

Is your relationship defined by honesty and dependability—or suspicion and betrayal?

Take the Relationship Trust Quiz quiz


Mindfulness Quiz

Do you savor life or let everyday stresses control you? In other words, how mindful are you?

Take the Mindfulness Quiz quiz


Forgiveness Quiz

When someone hurts you, are you more likely to turn the other cheek—or seek revenge?

Take the Forgiveness Quiz quiz


Emotional Intelligence Quiz

How well do you read other people?

Take the Emotional Intelligence Quiz quiz



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