I have a reserved and cautious attitude toward life.
I have trouble controlling my impulses.
I generally seek new and exciting experiences and sensations.
I generally like to see things through to the end.
When I am very happy, I can’t seem to stop myself from doing things that can have bad consequences.
My thinking is usually careful and purposeful.
I have trouble resisting my cravings (for food, cigarettes, etc.).
I'll try anything once.
I tend to give up easily.
When I am in great mood, I tend to get into situations that could cause me problems.
I am not one of those people who blurt out things without thinking.
I often get involved in things I later wish I could get out of.
I like sports and games in which you have to choose your next move very quickly.
Unfinished tasks really bother me.
When I am very happy, I tend to do things that may cause problems in my life.
I like to stop and think things over before I do them.
When I feel bad, I will often do things I later regret in order to make myself feel better now.
I would enjoy water skiing.
Once I get going on something I hate to stop.
I tend to lose control when I am in a great mood.
I don't like to start a project until I know exactly how to proceed.
Sometimes when I feel bad, I can't seem to stop what I am doing even though it is making me feel worse.
I quite enjoy taking risks.
I concentrate easily.
When I am really ecstatic, I tend to get out of control.
I would enjoy parachute jumping.
I finish what I start.
I tend to value and follow a rational, 'sensible' approach to things.
When I am upset I often act without thinking.
Others would say I make bad choices when I am extremely happy about something.
I welcome new and exciting experiences and sensations, even if they are a little frightening and unconventional.
I am able to pace myself so as to get things done on time.
I usually make up my mind through careful reasoning.
When I feel rejected, I will often say things that I later regret.
Others are shocked or worried about the things I do when I am feeling very excited.
I would like to learn to fly an airplane.
I am a person who always gets the job done.
I am a cautious person.
It is hard for me to resist acting on my feelings.
When I get really happy about something, I tend to do things that can have bad consequences.
I sometimes like doing things that are a bit frightening.
I almost always finish projects that I start.
Before I get into a new situation I like to find out what to expect from it.
I often make matters worse because I act without thinking when I am upset.
When overjoyed, I feel like I can’t stop myself from going overboard.
I would enjoy the sensation of skiing very fast down a high mountain slope.
Sometimes there are so many little things to be done that I just ignore them all.
I usually think carefully before doing anything.
When I am really excited, I tend not to think of the consequences of my actions.
In the heat of an argument, I will often say things that I later regret.
I would like to go scuba diving.
I tend to act without thinking when I am really excited.
I always keep my feelings under control.
When I am really happy, I often find myself in situations that I normally wouldn't be comfortable with.
Before making up my mind, I consider all the advantages and disadvantages.
I would enjoy fast driving.
When I am very happy, I feel like it is ok to give in to cravings or overindulge.
Sometimes I do impulsive things that I later regret.
I am surprised at the things I do while in a great mood.