Stress is a necessary part of our lives and can have both beneficial and negative effects. The stress response is primarily determined by our perception of an event, transition, or problem.
Finding a balance in our lives and managing our stress can be a challenge. An important first step is recognizing the degree to which we are affected by the stress in our lives and then move toward strategies to make it better.
The following is a stress quiz to help us determine the degree and type of stress we are experiencing and how well our stress coping skills are working.
(This test is not meant to replace a clinical assessment but to help you judge how you are doing. If you score as stressed you may need to seek help.)