What is your stress score?

What is your stress score?
June 15 04:19 2016 by admin Print This Article

How many of the following life crises have youexperienced in the last six months?
Add up your score on this events table to find out how much “Stress Cushioning” you need.


Death of a spouse 100
Divorce 73
Marital Separation 65
Jail sentence 63
Death of a close family member 63
Personal Injury or Illness 53
Marriage 50
Losing a Job 47
Marital reconciliation 45
Retirement 45
Change in health of a family member 44
Pregnancy 40
Sex Difficulties 39
Gain of a new family member 39
Business Readjustment 39
Change in financial state 38
Death of a close friend 37
Change to a different line of work 36
More or fewer arguments with spouse 35
High mortgage or loan 31
Foreclosure of loan 30
Change in responsibilities at work 29
Son or daughter leaving home 29
Trouble with inlaws 29
Outstanding personal achievement 28
Spouse beginning or stopping work 26
Beginning or ending school or college 26
Change in living conditions 25
Change in personal habits 24
Trouble with the boss 23
Change in work hours or conditions 20
Change in residence 20
Change in school or college 20
Change in recreation 19
Change in religious activities 19
Change in social activities 18
Moderate mortgage or loan 17
Change in sleeping habits 16
More or fewer family get togethers 15
Change in eating habits 15
Vacation 13
Festivals 12
Minor violation of law 11


Results: Add up your score.


100 and Over:
Your stress level has reached worrying proportions.
You must change some aspect of your life to try to reduce the score.

80 – 100:
You are over stressed and your score is reaching the critical area. Learn to relax.

You are under average amount of stress

59 or below:
You are enjoying a particularly stress free time. Make the most of it.


Source: Readers Digest

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  1. Shahid
    October 27, 13:11 #1 Shahid

    This article not only helps us realize our situation but also might help understand what the others are going through and how we should treat them during the crisis

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