Do You Know the Real You?

A re­cent study shows that stay­ing true to your­self is the se­cret to be­ing happy. Great... but, uh, is there a way to get past the su­per­fi­cial traits and home in on your gen­uine per­son­al­ity? Just take this quiz.

Cosmopolitan (India) - - YOU, YOU, YOU - By Robin Hil­man­tel

Right now is when you make ma­jor choices, like which field to work in, which friends to stay close with, and so much more. Sorry to add to the pres­sure of fig­ur­ing out who you are and what’s right for you, but new re­search shows peo­ple who are truer to them­selves are also bet­ter at com­mu­ni­cat­ing, have tighter bonds, and are over­all hap­pier.

“Know­ing your nat­u­ral ten­den­cies lets you work with them, leav­ing you more ful­filled,” says ca­reer coach David Bor­chard, au­thor of Will The Real You Please Stand Up?

Just an­swer these ques­tions, which will give you in­sight on what blisses you out. Putting this cru­cial info to use won’t re­quire huge moves, just tiny tweaks that equal a big hap­pi­ness im­pact.

Glo­ria wished ev­ery­body would just get over their ‘stripes’ ob­ses­sion

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