How Much Do I Know About Mindfulness?

Quiz 1 from Being You: A Girl's Guide to Mindfulness


Choose the answer that shows how much you agree with each statement, from Not at All (0%) to Definitely (100%).


1. I understand clearly what mindfulness is and how it can help me.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

2. I pay attention to my surroundings and to what I’m eating.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

3. I always understand exactly how I’m feeling, and I never get overwhelmed by my emotions.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

4. I understand how the brain works and how it can be affected by mindfulness practice.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

5. I know several different types of breathing practices for mindfulness or relaxation.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

6. I know several different types of body-based practices for mindfulness or relaxation.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

7. I never feel stressed when I’m trying to communicate with my friends, family, and teachers.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

8. I always find it very easy to treat myself and other people with kindness and compassion.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

9.  Every day, I express appreciation for the good things in my life.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

10. I often share my gifts, advantages, and resources with people in need.

Not at All        Not Really       A Little Bit      Sort of             Definitely

Don’t worry if you answered “Not Really” or “Not at All” to most of the questions. That doesn’t mean you get a bad score on the quiz. It means you’ll probably find Being You very useful. Each question relates to a particular chapter, so that will give you a quick way to see what you already know and what you’ll learn in this book. 


Adapted from Being You: A Girl's Guide to Mindfulness, by Catharine Hannay. 
© Prufrock Press, 2019. Used with permission. www.prufrock.com

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