1. I set realistic goals for what I want to change about myself
2. I can tell when I am ready to make specific changes in myself
3. I know how to make a realistic plan in order to change myself
4. I take every opportunity to grow as it comes up
5. When I try to change myself‚ I make a realistic plan for my personal growth
6. I ask for help when I try to change myself
7. I actively work to improve myself
8. I figure out what I need to change about myself
9. I am constantly trying to grow as a person
10.I know how to set realistic goals to make changes in myself
11.I know when I need to make a specific change in myself
12.I use resources when I try to grow
13.I know steps I can take to make intentional changes in myself
14.I actively seek out help when I try to change myself
15.I look for opportunities to grow as a person
16.I know when it’s time to change specific things about myself
Personal Growth Initiative Scale
1. I know how to change specific things that I want to change in my life
2. I have a good sense of where I am headed in my life
3. If I want to change something in my life‚ I initiate the transition process
4. I can choose the role that I want to have in a group
5. I know what I need to do to get started toward reaching my goals
6. I have a specific action plan to help me reach my goals
7. I take charge of my life
8. I know what my unique contribution to the world might be
9. I have a plan for making my life more balanced
Readiness for Change‚ Planfulness‚ Using Resources‚ and Intentional Behavior
0 = Disagree Strongly‚ 1 = Disagree Somewhat‚ 2 = Disagree a Little‚ 3 = Agree a Little‚ 4 = Agree Somewhat‚ 5 = Agree Strongly
Readiness for Change (2‚ 8‚ 11‚ 16)‚ Planfulness (1‚ 3‚ 5‚ 10‚ 13)‚ Using Resources (6‚ 12‚ 14)‚ and Intentional Behavior (4‚ 7‚ 9‚ and 15)
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