Please select those answers that are closest to your current experience of yourself (Vikriti), however, please don’t select all three! Be aware that these are tendencies that may manifest and are not fixed. There are both positive and negative qualities expressed so be honest in your selection to get the most correct results.

1. Digestion

digestive capacity is changeable; wind, bloating, gas; discomfort/cramps in lower abdomen 

strong digestion; upset if eat too much spicy and oily food; ‘heartburn’; gastric pains 

steady digestion but can get sluggish; food feels ‘heavy’ in stomach and just ‘sits’ 

2. Bowel Movements

constipated (urge to move but unable to or faeces hard and difficult to pass); lot of wind 

loose broken soft motions 

quite consistent movements; may be mucus in faeces 

3. Hunger and Appetite (need to differentiate hunger from greed)

hungry frequently and at any time; weak when hungry; may forget to eat or eat too much; lacking in nourishment; like to snack 

good appetite; enjoy eating, sharp hunger and must eat immediately or can get angry 

emotional eaters; like ‘comfort’ food; no discomfort if miss meals; enjoy gourmet meals; often not hungry but eat anyway 

4. Activity

short bursts of energy and activity, ‘crash and burn’; thinks, speaks and moves quickly 

pushy; aggressively competitive; unrealistic drive to achieve goals; confident and courageous 

hard to get started but prolonged stamina; moves slowly; graceful; relaxed and reliable worker 

5. Sleep Pattern

can be either a light or deep sleeper; lying awake in bed; rarely feel rested; restless in bed 

moderate sleeper; can easily sleep; alert even without a good sleep; can wake up easily; may have problems getting back to sleep 

not able to go to sleep early; snoring may disturb sleep; difficulty waking up early; deep and long sleep that is rarely broken; feel rested by sleep; can sleep a lot 

6. Discipline

feeling ‘lost’; lack of routine; forgetfulness; poor time management 

losing temper; frustration; anger; loss of self control, even violence; likes a regulated lifestyle; great planner; self disciplined 

indifferent; ‘can’t be bothered’; making excuses; selflessness – discipline coming from a desire to help others; stubborn 

7. Stress and Anxiety

incoherent speech; irritability; excitability; panic; fear; confusion 

aggressive; direct; sharp words; may isolate themselves 

withdrawn; become stubborn and non cooperative; ‘shuts down’ 

8. Motivation / Taking Responsibility

lose interest due to lack of direction, focus and understanding; unable to complete tasks; enthusiastic; creative; sensitive but not too practical 

lose interest when not in control or have lost self control; leader, organiser, idealistic, intelligent; enjoys mental and physical challenges 

lack of interest due to laziness; procrastination; avoidance of responsibility; tolerant, patient, compassionate, loyal and calm 

9. Memory

acute awareness but short and variable recall; short attention span 

reasonably good memory; when impatient lose short term memory 

long memory, never forget; may be slow or unwilling to recollect 

10. Anger

nagging; irritable; complaining; fidgety; erratic responses; unpredictable 

loss of temper and self control; aggression; violence; physical outbursts 

spitefulness; vindictiveness; ‘backstabbing’; passive aggressiveness; obstinate 

11. Procrastination

jumping from one incomplete activity to another; lacking direction 

avoid or refuse to make a decision; postpone; do only when ready and in their own way 

unable and unwilling to decide; make excuses; disagree for the sake of it; contradicting 

12. Speech

incoherent; fast; talkative, incomplete sentences, loss of voice, good orator, knowledgeable speaker 

short and sharp, aggressive, direct, may use swear words, bold, intelligent and fearless speech 

slow and deliberate, domineering speech, speak calmly with an attitude of caring 

13. Skin Tone

dry; scaly; elastic; wrinkles; loose 

prone to skin problems; sensitive 

oily; thick and taut; tough 

14. Energy/Vitality

high energy but short lived; life of the party; get things going 

constant vitality and enthusiasm; very controlled energy 

sustained stamina; strong potential; ability to retain energy 

15. Sense of Humour

very witty; expressive actions and impersonations; funny voices and faces 

intelligent humour; play on words; can laugh at themselves and human nature; can be quite detached from the humour 

enjoy comedy and laughing out loud; sharing jokes with others; get emotionally involved 

16. Caring / Compassion

more self conscious and selective about who they will care about; not spontaneous 

caring based on the ‘mind’ rather than the ‘heart’; all about responsibility and consideration for others 

selfless and spontaneous 

17. Ethics / Social Awareness

strong opinions; may be activists; reactive; impulsive; may be unrealistic; dramatic; idealistically attached; irrational; skeptical 

introduce ideas and plan; good organisers; practical and down to earth; do what needs to be done; detached but active and realistic 

supporters; pacifists; compassion for the suffering of others and nature/animals/environment; emotionally attached