Is the Child In You Still Alive and Kicking?

 Some say that the secret to a happy life is simply staying young forever, but of course, this isn’t possible, and each and every one of us must grow up and become a responsible person who contributes to society. However, this doesn’t mean that we should ignore the little kid within us, rather that we need to know when its okay to “let him/her out” and enjoy the world in the best way possible. Does the child inside of you have a voice, or have you forgotten it long ago in a hidden area in your heart? Answer the 12 questions in the next test and find out if the child within you is still alive...
A tent on a mountain
One of your friends organizes a spontaneous trip to a nature reserve during the weekend and invites you. What's the first thing that pops into your head?
How much is it going to cost?
I need to check my calendar and make sure I'm free
Excitement about the break in routine
A messy desk
How would you describe your work environment or your wardrobe?
Neat and bright
Messy, but I know where everything is
Two women lying head to head
How would your friends and family describe you?
A woman stretching out in front of a window
Your boss gave you a day off by surprise. What are you going to do with this time?
I’ll use it to get things done that I haven’t had the time for until now
I’ll relax
I’ll make plans to meet a friend or family member at a coffee shop
I'll do something fun that I haven’t done in a while and wanted to do
A man hugging a dog
Choose the animal you most connect with:
A doctor holding a medical sheet
Your doctor has told you that you should start taking care of your health. What will you do?
I'll start going to the gym and reduce my fat intake
I’ll start walking more often, but I won’t change my diet radically
I’ll continue to do what I’ve done till now without listening to the doctor's advice
A city street
You spotted a musician or actor you admire on the street. How do you react?
I’ll respect their privacy and leave them alone
I’ll calmly walk up to them and tell them how much I appreciate their work
I’ll run up to them and ask for a signature
A woman blowing candles on a birthday cake
What do you want for your birthday?
I want my family and friends to wish me a happy birthday.
A good meal with the people I love.
Gifts, and lots!
A woman having a conversation with a man and smiling
Your friend tells you a story that sounds unbelievable. How do you react?
I'll ask lots of questions to really test the story
It's just a story, I can listen without investing too much of myself
I’ll tell an even stranger and more unbelievable story
People sit and eat around a table
During a family gathering, like a holiday meal, who do you prefer to spend more time with?
With the adults
With the kids
A road
Select your preferred vehicle:
A woman's legs with wool socks, and a book and a hot drink next to them
What do you do when you're sick?
Make soup and making sure there's enough medicine in the closet
Visit the doctor and rest a lot
Lie in bed and let my partner take care of me
Your inner child is alive and kicking!
A boy jumping on a trampoline
It’s likely that someone who has known you well since you were young would say that you haven’t changed at all and that you remain energetic, funny and spontaneous just as you were in your youth. This doesn’t mean you’re immature, but it certainly means that you aren’t letting the adult lifestyle prevent you from enjoying and doing what you really want. It may be that sometimes your approach to life puts other people in unpleasant situations, either because you aren’t punctual or because your humor offends them, but those who really know you know that this is just who you are and they don’t have to take anything you say to heart.
Your inner child is alive, but it’s grown a bit older
A mature child standing with their arms across their chest
You have a child, or rather a teen, who still shows their face from time to time when they are allowed to do so. You still enjoy going to concerts and are happy to break out of routine when possible, but you won’t abandon your responsibilities, such as work or your own kids, for these thrills. Your inner child just grew up with you, re-edited their priorities and learned how to be more responsible to live a good life. You can certainly say that you have a balanced soul!
Your inner child is hiding deep inside you
A boy sitting on the grass and looking sad
When was the last time you did something new or even just laughed with all your heart? If it's been a while, it's time to look in your heart for the child hiding within, because it seems you haven’t let them out in quite some time. This weekend, choose to do something fun and unconventional that you've been wanting to do for a long time but didn’t have time for it. It will help awaken your sleeping child and give them a little more room in your life. Allow yourself to enjoy life as a child would - this isn’t a crime, rather it’s a must to living a truly happy life.
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