Living passively will almost certainly negatively
affect your quality of life. While it’s admirable to be
nice to everyone, when we do it out of guilt or fear, it will
almost certainly produce unhealthy relationships and other behavioral
disorder conditions such as anxiety, panic, stress, and sleep
To live a healthy well-balanced life, learning to live assertively,
rather than passively or aggressively, will help you increase
your happiness, self-esteem, and overall life satisfaction,
as well as it will reduce and eliminate one of the factors
in the development of a behavioral disorder condition.
The lower your overall rating, the healthier you’ll be.
Passive rating results and comments:
0 – 20: normal to low passivity – normal
This level of living passively is normal. Naturally, the lower
the number the healthier you’ll be. If you have scored
in this range, there is little you need to address. Good for
21 – 40: Low to moderate passivity – unhealthy
This level of living passively is unhealthy. Even though it is
one rating category above the normal range, living with this
approach will cause you some difficulties in life, and may cause
some health problems from higher than normal levels of stress,
anxiety, and worry.
You may want to pick up some self-help resources on how to live
assertively, or acquire some direction and help from an anxiety
coach. The good news is that once you learn how to approach your
life more assertively, these changes will last a lifetime.
Those who live assertively see a vast improvement in their overall
quality of life and relationships.
41 – 60: Moderate to high passivity – unhealthy
This level of living passively has a high likelihood of producing
a behavioral disorder condition. It may also be negatively affecting
your health and relationships. We recommend that you seek self-help
materials and the help of an anxiety coach or mental health professional
to help you learn to live more assertively.
If you don’t already have a behavioral disorder condition,
such as anxiety, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety,
depression, stress disorder, or a sleep disorder, there’s
a high likelihood that if you continue living passively, one
Taking proactive action now is highly recommended.
61 – 80: High to very high passivity – unhealthy
This level of living passively WILL cause health and relationship
problems. We encourage you to seek professional help as soon
as possible. Those who live passively in this category will most
likely have underlying factors that also need to be successfully
addressed in order for the overall behavior to become healthier.
The majority of individuals in this category are often unaware
of what those other factors are. The help of an anxiety coach
or mental health professional will be invaluable.
81 – 100: Very high to extreme passivity – unhealthy
Unfortunately, many people who experience anxiety find themselves
in this category. Living passively at this level WILL cause health
and relationship problems. We encourage you to seek professional
help as soon as possible. Just as in the category below this
one, those who find themselves in this category will have underlying
factors that need to be successfully addressed in order for the
overall behavior to become healthier.
Most likely, the help of an anxiety coach or mental health professional
will be required before healthier living can be attained.
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