Doom Loop Online Assessment

This online assessment uses your responses about your feelings and attitudes to provide you with an Doom Loop matrix mapping analysis. This survey does not measure any other variables and therefore please use it as an indicator of what your feelings and attitude are communicating about your current role.

Instructions to complete the assessment

  • Relax and picture yourself in the midst of an ordinary work day.
  • Look at each of the following statements and determine how well it describes your typical attitude, behavior or feelings every day.
  • Please select an option for each question of the survey that best matches your state of mind.
  • Every question needs to be answered for the survey to be processed.


  • 1. I am confronted with so many new tasks at work that I worry about failing. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    2. I feel lucky to hold a job that allows me to accomplish what I really enjoy. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    3. I am not as attentive to details as I used to be. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    4.Often, I feel overstimulated at work and have a hard time coming down. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    5. I exert a good deal of control over the quality and quantity of my work. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    6. Many mornings I think that I would rather be almost anywhere other than at work. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    7. I spend a fair part of each work day feeling bored and uninvolved. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    8. The idea of starting of starting over in a new career feels overwhelming. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    9. I can hardly wait to get to work every morning. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    10. Even though I really enjoy my work. I feel undecided about whtether to stick with it. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    11. What I really enjoy the most is not my work but my outside interests and hobbies. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    12. I just seem to lack the energy to get things done and make things happen. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    13. I feel I am truly making a valuable contribution through what I accomplish at work. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    14. I still have a lot to learn before I can feel really competent at what I do. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    15. I would try a new line of work if I didn't have to take a salary cut or lose benefits. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    16. When I go into work, I feel like I'm being challenged to see how much I can handle. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    17. I worry that my coworkers and my family think I am a failure. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    18. I don't know why I'm not happier with my career; I'm competent and respected. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    19. All I can think about the entire day is getting myself out of this place. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree    

    20. I get so excited about the projects I'm working on that I can't stop thinking about them. Highly Disagree     Disagree somewhat     Neither agree or disagree     Agree somewhat     Highly agree