Use the self-assessment tool to determine your wellbeing score.
Follow these steps to calculate your wellbeing score
- Below are some statements about feelings and thoughts. Please select a score that best describes your experience over the last two weeks.
- Make a note of your score for each statement, eg "I've been feeling useful – all of the time" would score five points.
- Add together each score to find your overall wellbeing score, then take a look at the information below.
|None of the time||Rarely||Some of the time||Often||All of the time|
|I’ve been feeling
about the future
|I’ve been feeling useful||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling relaxed||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling
in other people
|I’ve had energy to spare||1||2||3||4||5|
been dealing with
|I’ve been thinking clearly||1||2||3||4||5|
good about myself
been feeling close to
|I’ve been feeling confident||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been able to make up my own mind about things||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling loved||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been interested in new things||1||2||3||4||5|
|I’ve been feeling cheerful||1||2||3||4||5|
Warwick–Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) © NHS Health Scotland, University of Warwick and University of Edinburgh, 2006, all rights reserved.
You can also download or print a copy of these self-assessment questions.
If you scored between 0-32
Your wellbeing score is low.
We recommend you register with the Wellbeing Service for support. You may also want to talk to a friend or doctor about improving your emotional wellbeing.
If you scored between 32-40
Your wellbeing score is below average.
Why not take action to improve your mental wellbeing?
If you scored between 40-59
Your wellbeing score is average.
If you scored between 59-70
Good news, your wellbeing score is above average.
Most people have a score between 41 and 59. Continue doing the things that are keeping you happy.
Five steps to mental wellbeing
Below are five things evidence-based actions which can really help to boost mental wellbeing:
- Get active
- Connect with others
- Keep learning
- Be aware of yourself and the world
- Give to others
Credit: NHS Choices the above information.