Dominant Desire Finder

This assessment is designed to help you understand your dominant desires of the heart based on Lesson 6 of the Glorious Hope Recovery Program. It asks you a series of questions about your values, needs, and motivations. Please answer each question honestly and to the best of your ability.

Instructions

  • Please read each question carefully before answering.
  • Answer each question/statement on a scale of 0 to 6.
    ScoreEmotional Scales
    0Never feel this way: I never experience the emotion or feeling described in this statement.
    1Rarely feel this way: I very rarely experience the emotion or feeling, maybe in unusual circumstances.
    2Occasionally feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling sporadically, usually in specific situations.
    3Sometimes feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling periodically, but not consistently.
    4Often feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling frequently, impacting my overall mood or behavior.
    5Very often feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling regularly, significantly influencing my perspective and actions.
    6Always feel this way: I constantly experience the emotion or feeling, deeply ingrained in my overall state of being.
  • There are no right or wrong answers. The most important thing is to be honest and authentic.

This assessment is just a starting point. It can be helpful to revisit it from time to time to see how your desires of the heart may change over time.

I have a good understanding of what causes my anxiety, pain, and fear.


I want to make a difference in the world and leave a lasting legacy.


I feel bad about myself when I am not approved of by others.


When someone wrongs me, I feel a strong desire to confront them and seek justice.


I feel more comfortable when I am in control of my environment and my life?


I have a strong sense of hope and optimism for the future.


I am content with my life, even when things are not going perfectly.


I am curious about everything and love to learn new things.


I feel like I have something unique and valuable to offer the world.


It is important for me to be recognized and appreciated by others.


I feel loved and accepted by others, for who I am, not for what I do.


I am constantly learning new things, even if they are not directly related to my work or personal life.


I can be myself around the people I care about.


It is important for me to feel accepted and valued by the people I care about.


It is important for me to achieve my goals and succeed in life.


I believe that it is important to hold people accountable for their actions, even if it means confronting them.


I feel compelled to love others even when it is difficult.


I want to be able to make my own choices and live my life on my own terms.


I need to be constantly reassured of love and commitment.


I have a strong sense of my own identity and purpose in life.


I want to be respected by others and recognized for my accomplishments.


I need to have a sense of inner peace and well-being even when things are difficult.


I need to feel I belong to a family, peer group, church group, or community.


I feel a sense of joy and satisfaction when I am able to love others.


I feel at ease and relaxed when I am in my comfort zone.


I feel safe and comfortable expressing my needs and vulnerabilities to important loved ones.


I find it difficult to trust anyone in a relationship.


I feel a sense of satisfaction when I am able to help others or make a positive impact on the world.


I am grateful for the good things in my life, even when things are difficult.


I believe that I am a valuable and worthwhile person, regardless of my accomplishments or failures.


I am bothered when I feel like I don’t belong.


I am proud of who I am and the person I am becoming.


I want to make a positive impact on the lives of others.


I want to be self-reliant and able to take care of myself.


I feel good about myself when I am approved of by others.


I am always looking for new challenges and opportunities to learn.


I feel a strong need to seek out approval from others.


I feel a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment when I achieve my goals?


I am passionate about learning about the world around me.


I value my independence and autonomy.


I am willing to do things that I don't want to do in order to get recognition from others.


Approval is important to me.


It is important to me to have close, caring, and intimate relationships with others.


I feel bad about myself when you are not recognized or appreciated by others?


I want to be able to live a life that is authentic to me and my values.


I want to be free from external constraints and limitations.


I feel confident in my ability to achieve your goals.


I have defined coping mechanisms for dealing with anxiety, pain, and fear.


I feel a strong sense of compassion for others.


I feel like my life has meaning when I feel connected to others and known for who I am.


I feel lonely and isolated when I don't feel connected to others.


I find myself motivated to love others, even if it means sacrificing my own time or resources.


I am stimulated and inspired by new ideas and challenges.


I find myself engaging in activities or behaviors that help me to feel more peaceful and relaxed.


I want to be known for my unique talents and abilities.


I am willing to put in the hard work and effort necessary to succeed?


I want to make a difference in the world and leave a legacy behind.


It is important to me to love others unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.


I find joy in the simple things in life, such as spending time with loved ones, enjoying nature, or helping others.


I feel I need to seek out approval from others.


I want to feel seen and acknowledged by the people in my life.


I have a strong drive to overcome challenges and achieve my dreams.


I believe that everyone deserves to be treated fairly and with respect, regardless of their social status or power.


I feel a strong sense of empathy for others even those who are different from me.


I worry about being abandoned or rejected in my relationship.


I will sacrifice my own time, energy, or resources to help others.


I feel a strong desire to make the world a better place.


I am willing to sacrifice my own personal goals and happiness in order to achieve justice for others.


I need to feel free from anxiety, pain, and fear.


I get stressed and anxious when things are unpredictable and uncontrollable.


I am willing to change myself to get approval from others.


I feel a sense of peace and contentment when I am comfortable place.


It is important for me to be a good person.


I believe that it is important to challenge the status quo and fight for a more just society.


It is important for me to feel secure in my relationships.


I seek out comfortable experiences and surrounding even when I don't need to?


It is important to me that others know and understand me for who I am.


I feel a sense of peace and contentment within myself.


I want to be remembered for my contributions to society.


I feel good about myself when I am recognized and praised by others.