How Surrendered Are You?
Take The Surrender Test – 25 Questions for Reflection
|1.||I recognize I cannot control everything.||0||1|
|2.||After I've done what's possible to "make things happen" or change a situation, I can let go and accept life without fighting it.||0||1|
|3.||I don't try to force things when a door is shut.||0||1|
|4.||I am comfortable with uncertainty.||0||1|
|5.||I remember to exhale during stress.||0||1|
|6.||I'm able to give and receive love.||0||1|
|7.||I can feel powerful without dominating others or telling family and friends what to do.||0||1|
|8.||I don't withhold attention or love or keep people dangling to feel in control.||0||1|
|9.||I feel successful apart from my job or net worth.||0||1|
|10.||I see my body as sacred, and don't obsess on weight or wrinkles.||0||1|
|11.||I can accept the aging process and feel good about myself.||0||1|
|12.||I don't compare myself to others.||0||1|
|13.||I can let go and enjoy lovemaking.||0||1|
|14.||I feel sensually connected to nature.||0||1|
|15.||I practice physical movement to keep my body flexible and healthy.||0||1|
|16.||If I'm ill, I practice self-compassion and surrender to the healing process instead of beating myself up.||0||1|
|17.||I'm in touch with a sense of spirituality larger than my will.||0||1|
|18.||I listen to my intuition to help make decisions, especially when I don't know the answer or face obstacles.||0||1|
|19.||I'm open to new ideas and can let go of ones I once held to be true.||0||1|
|20.||I can embrace happiness.||0||1|
|21.||I allow myself to experience loss and grief without bottling up my feelings.||0||1|
|22.||I don't fear death.||0||1|
|23.||I'm not attached to "being right" and can admit when I'm wrong.||0||1|
|24.||I can be spontaneous and playful.||0||1|
|25.||I can welcome silence, stillness, and meditation.||0||1|
How To Interpret This Test
To calculate your score, total the numbers of "mostly trues" for each response.
- A score of 20-25 suggests that you’re experiencing a very high level of surrender in your life.
- A score of 15-19 suggests a high level.
- A score of 6-14 or suggests a moderate level.
- A score of 5 or below indicates a minimal level.
- A zero score indicates that it's difficult for you to release excessive control, but surrender is closer than you think as you begin to practice it more