External pleasures are great, but true happiness comes from within. Of course, some of us understand this better than others. Where do you stand? Answer these questions to see exactly how zen you are! How often do you meditate? Daily. Multiple times per day. A few times a week. Pretty much never. Which of these has the biggest negative influence on your emotions? My job or financial situation. My family or relationships. Strangers. My body or health. My own thoughts. Your rent is late. What's running through your mind? "Oh my god, what if I get evicted?". "I'm so stupid, how could I let this happen". "It's not the end of the world, but I need to do better next time". On a scale from 1 to 5, how difficult is it for you to fall asleep at night? 1 - I'm out the moment my head hits the pillow. 2 - I fall asleep pretty easily. 3 - it can take some time if there's something on my mind. 4 - I tend to toss and turn a bit before passing out. 5 - it's a real struggle to get to sleep. What's the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Hit snooze. Crawl out of bed... slowly. Get out of bed and start my routine. Spend a moment planning my day or praying. When you're feeling stressed, you... Take a minute to relax. Try to take my mind off of it. Retreat into my comfort zone. Attack my problems head on. Your friends are planning a camping trip out in the undisturbed wilderness. Will you tag along? I'd love to!. Count me out. Can I bring my phone?. Which of these bodies of water do you relate to most? A rushing waterfall. Waves crashing on the beach. A still lake. A gentle stream. That table in your place is looking a little empty. Which plant will you put there to spruce things up? A bonsai tree. Some lucky bamboo. A beautiful orchid. Some fragrant roses. Your perfect Friday night would be spent... Alone at home relaxing. Cuddled up with my boo. Wining and dining. Dancing and mingling at the hottest bar in town.