Are You Stressed?

Stressful situations are a part of everyday life. How it affects our health is largely dependent on how we respond.

The following quiz is designed for you to better understand how well you manage stress. When answering, try to be as honest as possible in each of the situations.

Check each box that reflects a YES answer to the question. There are no right or wrong answers.

I frequently become impatient and irritated during the course of my day.

I often have demanding deadlines to meet in my workplace.

I am not in the habit of asking for help with a problem or challenge.

I am excessively irritated by traffic jams or highway construction.

I frequently accelerate on the gas pedal to avoid stopping at a red traffic light.

I frequently feel guilty if I take time to relax and unwind.

I have trouble saying ‘no’ when asked to help - even when my time is limited.

I frequently lose my temper with those who are closest to me.

I have a tendency to take on too many responsibilities.

I am often left with more things to do than hours to do it.

I frequently talk quickly and interrupt a conversation.

I am excessively annoyed with unexpected delays or interruptions.

I frequently cram as much as possible in the least amount of time.

I have a tendency to get involved in multiple projects at the same time.

I find myself watching the clock more often than not.

I am excessively critical of the way others do their work.

I measure my level of accomplishment on the approval and admiration of others.

I do not allow myself time for fun, relaxation or recreation.

I consider myself an overachiever or someone who is ‘driven’.

OTHERS consider me as an overachiever or someone who is ‘driven’.

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