11/10/08

I have lots of catching up to do...

AND I have lots of work to do but i saw this on a NEW BLOG I foudn...blog hopping when I was sposed to be working (but I am getting right back to that M2) ;)

I came across this quizzy thingy and I have not done one of these in a REALLY long time and this one proved to be QUITE interesting!

The one that I DONT agree with at all...is " putting on facades in order to impress people" cause that is SO not me...I am what I am and if you dont like it? ehh too bad...Now I always on my children about how to act in different social settings...you must always act appropriately to the situation you are in...but putting on a facade? uhh...nope...

Your result for Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz...

You Are a Joan!

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You are a Joan -- "I need to succeed"



Joans are energetic, optimistic, self-assured, and goal oriented.


How to Get Along with Me

  • * Leave me alone when I am doing my work.

  • * Give me honest, but not unduly critical or judgmental, feedback.

  • * Help me keep my environment harmonious and peaceful.

  • * Don't burden me with negative emotions.

  • * Tell me you like being around me.

  • * Tell me when you're proud of me or my accomplishments.




What I Like About Being a Joan

  • * being optimistic, friendly, and upbeat

  • * providing well for my family

  • * being able to recover quickly from setbacks and to charge ahead to the next challenge

  • * staying informed, knowing what's going on

  • * being competent and able to get things to work efficiently

  • * being able to motivate people




What's Hard About Being a Joan

  • * having to put up with inefficiency and incompetence

  • * the fear on not being -- or of not being seen as -- successful

  • * comparing myself to people who do things better

  • * struggling to hang on to my success

  • * putting on facades in order to impress people

  • * always being "on." It's exhausting.




Joans as Children Often

  • * work hard to receive appreciation for their accomplishments

  • * are well liked by other children and by adults

  • * are among the most capable and responsible children in their class or school

  • * are active in school government and clubs or are quietly busy working on their own projects




Joans as Parents

  • * are consistent, dependable, and loyal

  • * struggle between wanting to spend time with their children and wanting to get more work done

  • * expect their children to be responsible and organized

Take Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz at HelloQuizzy

7 comments:

  1. Very cool. I'm like Doris Day

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  2. You are a Doris -- "I must help others."

    Dorises are warm, concerned, nurturing, and sensitive to other people's needs.





    How to Get Along with Me
    * Tell me that you appreciate me. Be specific.
    * Share fun times with me.
    * Take an interest in my problems, though I will probably try to focus on yours.
    * Let me know that I am important and special to you.
    * Be gentle if you decide to criticize me.




    In Intimate Relationships
    * Reassure me that I am interesting to you.
    * Reassure me often that you love me.
    * Tell me I'm attractive and that you're glad to be seen with me.




    What I Like About Being a Doris
    * being able to relate easily to people and to make friends
    * knowing what people need and being able to make their lives better
    * being generous, caring, and warm
    * being sensitive to and perceptive about others' feelings
    * being enthusiastic and fun-loving, and having a good sense of humor




    What's Hard About Being a Doris
    * not being able to say no
    * having low self-esteem
    * feeling drained from overdoing for others
    * not doing things I really like to do for myself for fear of being selfish
    * criticizing myself for not feeling as loving as I think I should
    * being upset that others don't tune in to me as much as I tume in to them
    * working so hard to be tactful and considerate that I suppress my real feelings




    Dorises as Children Often
    * are very sensitive to disapproval and criticism
    * try hard to please their parents by being helpful and understanding
    * are outwardly compliant
    * are popular or try to be popular with other children
    * act coy, precocious, or dramatic in order to get attention
    * are clowns and jokers (the more extroverted Dorises), or quiet and shy (the more introverted Dorises)




    Dorises as Parents
    * are good listeners, love their children unconditionally, and are warm and encouraging (or suffer guilt if they aren't)
    * are often playful with their children
    * wonder: "Am I doing it right?" "Am I giving enough?" "Have I caused irreparable damage?"
    * can become fiercely protective

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  3. they said I am a Jackie!!!
    cool!

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  4. http://www.helloquizzy.com/results/are-you-a-jackie-or-a-marilyn-or-someone-else-mad-menera-female-icon-quiz/?fromCGI=1&var_ABC=3&var_XYZ=3

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  5. You are a Bette -- "I must be strong"

    Bettes are direct, self-reliant, self-confident, and protective.

    She was also very short, which I am at 5'1. (Hugs)Indigo

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Holler at me! My kids do; so why shouldnt you? :)