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About the Quiz
We call this the “Happiness Skills Quiz,” instead of a depression or anxiety test, because you can take it to measure concrete life skills related to your happiness, and especially to learn how you can become happier. This quiz, which is based on hundreds of recent scientific studies, focuses on lifestyles and habits that strongly relate to long-term happiness or Psychological Well-Being.
About the Science Behind the Quiz
Our psychological well-being is affected by three main factors, including our genetic make up, our environment, as well as our thoughts and actions or “life skills.” The Happiness Skills Quiz is a psychology quiz inspired by recent discoveries in Positive Psychology and the so-called Science of Happiness, which provide new insight on how to build resilience to depression, and in many cases, how to fight and relieve depression and anxiety naturally. For more information on this exciting new field, please visit our pages on the Science of Happiness or take our course on the “The Science of Happiness: Theory and Practice.”
About the Pursuit of Happiness:
Pursuit-of-Happiness.org is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to providing science-based information on wellbeing and depression prevention. Recent scientific evidence shows that specific life skills, such as building close relationships, regular exercise, and reducing screen time, prevent depression and maintain wellbeing throughout the lifespan. Thanks to the heartfelt dedication of our volunteers and donors, about 5 million visitors, including faculty and students from 1,500 secondary schools, 2,500 universities, and representatives of more than 200 governmental organizations from around the globe, have accessed our educational resources, including lesson plans and web pages on the science of happiness and well-being.