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Stress: Workaholic Test

Are you a workaholic? More and more people are finding they live for work. Unlike people who simply work very hard, which, quite frankly, is most of us, workaholics never punch out. They always feel like they are on the clock, 24/7, physically, mentally and emotionally working. So see where you fit in and take the workaholic test below. Use to results to see if it's time for you to make some changes.

Instructions: Base your answers on your actual current work situation. Then click the “score” button for an interpretation of your Workaholic Test score.


1 ) I prefer to do most things myself rather than ask for help.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

2 ) I get very impatient when I have to wait for someone else or when something takes too long, such as long, slow moving lines.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

3 ) I seem to be in a hurry and racing against the clock.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

4 ) I get irritated when I am interrupted while I am in the middle of something.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

5 ) I stay busy and keep many 'irons in the fire'.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

6 ) I find myself doing two or three things at one time, such as eating lunch and writing a memo while talking on the phone.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

7 ) I overcommit myself by biting off more than I can chew.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

8 ) I feel guilty when I am not working on something.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

9 ) It is important that I see the concrete results of what I do.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

10 ) I am more interested in the final results of my work than in the process.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

11 ) Things just never seem to move fast enough or get done fast enough for me.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

12 ) I lose my temper when things don't go my way or work out to suit me.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

13 ) I ask the same question, without realizing it, after I've already been given the answer.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

14 ) I spend a lot of time mentally planning future events, while tuning out the here and now.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

15 ) I find myself continuing to work after my coworkers have called it quits.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

16 ) I get angry when people don't meet my standards of perfection.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

17 ) I get upset when I am in situations where I cannot be in control.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

18 ) I tend to put myself under pressure with selfimposed conditions.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

19 ) It is hard for me to relax when I'm not working.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

20 ) I spend more time working than socializing with friends, on hobbies or on leisure activities.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

21 ) I dive into projects to get a head start before all the phases have been finalized.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

22 ) I get upset with myself for making even the smallest mistake.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

23 ) I put more thought, time and energy into my work than I do into my relationships with friends and loved ones.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

24 ) I forget, ignore or minimize important family celebrations such as birthdays, reunions, anniversaries or holidays.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True

25 ) I make important decisions before I have all the facts and have a chance to think them through thoroughly.
  Never True
Sometimes True
Often True
Always True