Another season is upon us, and it is time to do a check-up. Also, if you are studying Reiki, it would be interesting to take this test prior to your 21-day programme and then again at the end to see how you have improved.
Go through each item on the report card and grade yourself (honestly). Basically, the grade will be your feeling of satisfaction or unhappiness with your situation about the particular item.
Read the following set of questions and grade yourself on a scale of 1 to 5 and have fun!
- BIG SMILE. Teeth Showing. You’re REALLY HAPPY WITH YOURSELF.
- NICE SMILE. You’re SATISFIED.
- JUST LIPS. You’re OKAY; NOT GOOD, NOT BAD.
- FROWN. You’re DISSATISFIED; COULD REALLY IMPROVE.
- GRAVE STATE. You”re feeling like IT’S KILLING ME.
SUBJECT GRADE (1-5)
General Diet (_____)
How do you feel about your overall diet and eating habits?
What do you put into your body? Do you care? Do you get the best foods you can? Without chemicals and additives? Do you take the time to prepare food and to eat, or is it something you do passing through?
Do you eat in a pleasant setting? Do you relax before eating? Do you eat when emotionally upset?
Do you chew your foods well? Do you breathe well while eating? Do you overeat or eat before bed?
Are you in control of your eating or is food in control of you?
Do you feel you eat enough fresh foods in your diet, i.e. fruits and vegetables? Do these and other foods that come to you as nature grows them, i.e. nuts, beans, seeds, and whole grains, comprise the major part of your diet?
Do you eat many animal products? Does this feel good to you?
Do you eat packaged, quick snack foods?
Chemicals in Diet(_____)
Do you eat foods preserved with substances that are not naturally found in nature or the body?
Does it seem appropriate to you?
General Energy Level(_____)
Are you happy with the amount you have through the day?
Balance with Intake(_____)
Do you put out as much as the fuel you take in? How is your efficiency?
Yes? No? Does it feel good to you?
Can you keep up an exercise program?
Do you breathe deeply?
Do you get enough rest to keep yourself well and functioning optimally?
Are you capable of relaxing yourself? Is it hard to clear away daily stresses?
Quality of Sleep(_____)
Do you sleep well? Do you fall asleep easily? Are you well rested upon rising?
Are you often aware that you have dreamed? Do you try to remember and write down your dreams? So you learn from them?
Do you keep your environment and your body clean? Could you do better?
Are you happy with how you present yourself?
Skin, hair, Nails(_____)
Do you brush or clean them regularly?
Do you brush and floss after eating? Daily? Rarely?
Do your bowels move well and regularly? Do you often feel congested or get constipated?
Are you aware of cycles that you have? Are you in touch with being on and off sometimes when engaged in certain activities? Do you have accidents?
Are you aware of a physical energy cycle? Does your energy vary over a day, a month, a year? Are you able to go inward and rest when needed, or are you more likely to resist and become ill?
Are you aware of changes in alertness and your thinking abilities? Do you use this awareness advantageously?
Are you aware of mood changes, ups and downs? Do you have periods of crankiness or other emotions surfacing? if needed, can you become more or less sociable at your will? Do you get lonely?
Women, are your periods regular and comfortable?
Men, are you aware of your cycles, especially cleansing times?
How do you rate your overall health?
Are you happy about your health? About yourself, your life? Do you spend time alone? Do you get bored easily?
Has your health improved in the last year?
Desire for Health Improvement(_____)
Are you willing to work at improving it?
Do you have sufficient knowledge to live and grow in your environment, i.e., to improve your health?
TOTAL SCORE HEALTH STATUS
35-55 Remarkable health habits
55-80 Good care; you should stay healthy
80-110 Average; step it up!
110-135 Poor habits; could really improve
135+ Terrible – how do you feel?
- “Staying Health With the Seasons” by Dr. Elson M. Haas. 21st Century Edition.
ABOUT DR. HAAS:
Elson M. Haas, MD, is an integrative family medicine practitioner with 40 years of healthcare experience. He is the founder and director of Preventive Medical Center of Marin, a multidisciplinary clinic in San Rafael, California. Dr. Haas is the author of ten popular books on health, nutrition, and detoxification, including Staying Healthy with the Seasons, Staying Healthy with Nutrition, and The Detox Diet, 3rd Edition (June 2012), updated for people of various ages, including a new chapter on teens and detox. He has also written The False Fat Diet about food reactions and weight issues, plus More Vegetables, Please!, a family cookbook with chef Patty James. Dr. Haas, as Dr. Sun, has also created entertaining health education products for children and families, including The Anatomix Comix CD and Songbook and Count Broccula. Visit http://www.haashealthonline.com, http://www.pmcmarin.com, and http://www.seasonsstudios.com.