EQ results

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What do my results mean?

EQ tests specific domains of neurological function. You use many of these functions during your daily life. Sure, balance is important for walking and playing sports. Did you know that executive function helps you decide how to prioritize answering your phone when you are simultaneously chewing gum and crossing a busy street?  

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As you take more tests, you can track how your performance changes through time. You’ll find that your results will improve over the first few games as you learn the rules and strategies.You should expect to see your results fluctuate somewhat over time. You may notice that they are sensitive to your activities (e.g. improvements with a good routine of exercise and sleep). If you see any significant changes, you may want to talk to someone about this.

 

Why are my results important?

You’ll want to multiple check-ins to establish your natural range of results.

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The more data you collect, the better you will know your neurological function.

The importance of recovery

The key to maintaining equilibrium and therefore performance,  is regularly monitoring one’s stress and recovery and actively taking steps to maintain the balance between them on a daily and weekly basis: 

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Getting better sleep, practicing mindfulness, eating better, reading for enjoyment, listening to music, expanding a social network, etc. As identified earlier, Stress is an important part of living but when a person experiences stress, one of the more important features of psychological and biological functioning needs to occuractive choices of recovery to achieve equilibrium. Athletic performance, intellectual performance, and social engagement all create stress and are key elements of a life fulfilled. However, while an excess of stress without balanced recovery may produce superior intellectual or physical results,  it is not sustainable beyond the short term. Recovery must be regularly sought out in order to sustain the performance that we aspire to achieve in our physical, intellectual, and social endeavors.

The 7 EQ tests

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Dance Off

You’ve built your resilience and are challenging yourself significantly. Firing on all cylinders -way to go!

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Now’s the time

You are doing well in your strategies to balance your stress with recovery. You’ve built some reserves and because of this you have an opportunity to “push a little harder”. This is the time to look for opportunities, try new things or work on personal bests!

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Now's the time

You are doing well in your strategies to balance your stress with recovery. You’ve built some reserves and because of this you have an opportunity to “push a little harder”. This is the time to look for opportunities, try new things or work on personal bests!

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Room to grow

Stress is an important positive part of an active and fulfilling life. Productivity and success in academics, athletics, workplace, and relationships means trying your best, and this creates stress. You’ve built an excess of recovery and can now take on more with confidence. You need to consider new challenges and opportunities. It’s time to push yourself and see what you can do!

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High stress

Stress is becoming an increasing burden and you are not obtaining enough recovery time to balance this load. It is very important now that you actively seek ways to obtain more recovery in order to achieve a better balance. While you continue to push and achieve, you must pay more attention to having personal time where you can replenish your reserves. It might be helpful for you to consult a healthcare practitioner on recovery strategies best suited to you.

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Overstressed

You are in a significant stress state. It is important to start balancing this by actively seeking more opportunities for recovery. Recovery can come in many forms: time with friends or family, meditating, or simply going for a walk in a natural setting. If this persists for more than two weeks, you should also consider speaking with a healthcare professional.

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Overstressed

You are in a significant stress state. It is important to start balancing this by actively seeking more opportunities for recovery. Recovery can come in many forms: time with friends or family, meditating, or simply going for a walk in a natural setting. If this persists for more than two weeks, you should also consider speaking with a healthcare professional.