Stress affects us all. You may notice symptoms of stress when disciplining your kids, during busy times at work, when managing your finances, or when coping with a challenging relationship. Stress is everywhere. And while a little stress is OK -- some stress is actually beneficial -- too much stress can wear you down and make you sick, both mentally and physically.
The first step to controlling stress is to know the symptoms of stress. But recognizing stress symptoms may be harder than you think...
with all screening tools, the results of this tool are only an estimate. The
way you deal with stress depends on several things. These include your ability
to cope with change (resiliency), how significant life events are to you, and
how much support you get from family and friends. There may also be events that
cause you stress that are not included in this tool.
can give you a rough measurement of your stress level due to life changes. If
you have moderate or high amounts of stress in your life, consider what you can
do to avoid adding more stress to your life and what you can do to cope with