The purpose of this activity is to help you in identifying a sense of your spirituality. There are no “right” or “wrong” answers. It is provided to guide you as you think through what brings you a sense of meaning and comfort.

1. What are the most important relationships in your life?
 

  My family of origin (parents, siblings, etc)

  A significant other or spouse

  Children

  Friends

  God or a Higher Power

  People I work with

  Other ______________________

2. Who or what helps you find meaning and a sense of purpose?
 

  Family relationships

  Friendships

  Work

  Relationships with the earth/environment

  God/Higher Power

  Other _____________________

3. What helps you cope in difficult times?
 

  Support of family/friends

  Belief in the basic goodness of life

  Faith in God/Higher Power

  Music/poetry/literature

  Prayer or meditation

  Other _____________________

4. How do you take care of yourself?
 

  Time alone

  Talking with others

  Physical exercise, diet

  Prayer, meditation, or other ritual

  Nothing

  Other _____________________

5. Do you believe in God/a Higher Power?
 

  Yes

  Somewhat

  No

6. If yes, how would you describe God/your Higher Power?
 

  Angry

  In control of all events

  Judging

  All-knowing

  Kind

  Able to do anything

  Loving

  Other ______________________

7. If no, what are your beliefs about life?
 

  Random events

  Meaning comes from ________________

  Hopelessness

  Other _______________________

8. Are there any spiritual practices that are important to you?
 

  Attending religious services

  Prayer

  Reading Scripture

  Meditation

  Rituals

  Yoga

  Other _______________________

 

If you'd like to discuss any of these questions, you can Chat with a Counselor.