The Center for Disease Control and the American Medical Association now estimate that 90% of all illness is stress related. Without realizing the effects that life circumstances have on us, we tend to sweep our feelings of frustration, sadness and turmoil under the rug. How do you rate?
Which of these major life events have taken place in your life in the last two years? Click all that apply, then check your score at the bottom.
|This scale shows the kind of life pressure that you are facing. Depending on your coping skills or the lack thereof, this scale can predict the likelihood that you will fall victim to a stress related illness. The illness could be mild - frequent tension headaches, acid indigestion, loss of sleep to very serious illness like ulcers, cancer, migraines and the like.|
|0-149||👍||Low susceptibility to stress-related illness.
|150-299||🙏||Medium susceptibility to stress-related illness. Learn and practice relaxation and stress management skills and a healthy well life style.|
|300+||😨||High susceptibility to stress-related illness. Daily practice of relaxation skills is very important for your wellness. Take care of it now before a serious illness erupts or an affliction becomes worse.