From Our Stress Management Seminar: How Much Stress Are You Under?

How Much Stress Are You Really Under?

If you are curious about how much stress you are really under, take this test from our Stress Management Seminar  The results may really surprise you.

How Much Stress Are You Under?
For every “Yes” that applies, give yourself the points as listed. Upon completion, total the score below.Life Events That Have Occured In The Last 12 Months 
 Answer  Points
Death of Spouse YES or NO 100
Divorce YES or NO 73
Marital Separation YES or NO 65
Jail Term YES or NO 63
Death of Close Family Member YES or NO 63
Personal Injury or Illness YES or NO 53
Marriage YES or NO 50
Fired from Work YES or NO 47
Marital Reconciliation YES or NO 45
Retirement YES or NO 45
Change in Family Members Health YES or NO 44
Pregnancy YES or NO 40
Sex Difficulties YES or NO 39
Addition to Family YES or NO 39
Business Readjustment YES or NO 39
Change in Financial Status YES or NO 38
Death of Close Friend YES or NO 37
Change in Line of Work YES or NO 36
Change in # of Marital Arguments YES or NO 35
Mortgage or Loan Over $10,000 YES or NO 31
Foreclosure of Mortgage or Loan YES or NO 30
Change in Work Responsibilities YES or NO 29
Son or Daughter Leaving Home YES or NO 29
Trouble with In‐laws YES or NO 29
Outstanding Personal Achievement YES or NO 28
Spouse Begins or Stops Work YES or NO 26
Starting or Finishing School YES or NO 26
Change in Living Conditions YES or NO 25
Revision of Personal Habits YES or NO 24
Trouble with Boss YES or NO 23
Change in Work Hours, Conditions YES or NO 20
Change in Residence YES or NO 20
Change in Schools YES or NO 20
Change in Recreational Habits YES or NO 19
Mortgage or Loan Under $10,000 YES or NO 18
Change in Sleeping Habits YES or NO 16
Change in Eating Habits YES or NO 15
Vacation YES or NO 13


What Now?

After you have calculated your stress score, send us an email and we’ll give you and idea of what the numbers mean:   [email protected].

If you would like more information about our Stress Management Seminar, private coaching for Stress Management or any of our Corporate Wellness Programs, please call the Stanford Method at 516.827-0200.


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