How to De-stress Best Based on Your Personality!

LIFESTYLE

By: Emily Maggrett

6 Min Quiz

How would you spend your day if you had unlimited time?

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Are you having a hard time making decisions lately?

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What's the most beautiful part of your day?

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In your free time, what kind of reality TV shows do you like to watch?

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You've been stuck in traffic for ten minutes. How do you deal with it?

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What's your most prevalent stress symptom?

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Does your job give you much contact with others?

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After a truly bad day, how do you comfort yourself?

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Your biggest stress-induced food craving is for ...?

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When's the last time you took personal time for yourself?

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If your manager asked you to not take a raise this year in order to "help the company out," what would you say?

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Taking a big picture look at your life, what do you think is stressing you out the most?

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When pressed for time, how do you cope?

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To lift your spirits, your partner wants to take you on a sight-seeing tour. What kind of tour do you ask them to take you on?

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Of the following situations, which one would trigger your stress the most?

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Be honest: are you actually close to anyone besides your partner?

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Does stress tend to make you angry, sad or scared?

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Can you complete this sentence? "The world would be perfect if other people ______ ."

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If you were asked to throw a big dinner party, how would you feel?

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Which of your emotions are you most embarrassed by?

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How would you describe your state of mind to a therapist?

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When you're really upset, do you have someone in your life who will patiently listen to your troubles?

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On a scale of 1-10, how often do you compare your life to other people's lives?

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Your friends and family know they can always lift your mood by sending you cute pictures of ...?

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What's a piece of good advice that you tend to ignore?

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If you had the power to visit the year 2050, what would your primary goal be?

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What's your biggest regret?

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If you got a promotion, how would that make you feel?

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Do you believe in New Age stress therapies?

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What makes you laugh?

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About This Quiz

Many American adults act like stress is just a fact of life, but it's actually a complex health problem. High levels of stress over long periods of time can have negative effects on both your emotional and physical equilibrium, causing new illnesses or exacerbating current ones. 

Luckily, stress is also extremely treatable! All you have to do is make stress reduction a priority. Once you do, you'll be amazed by all the treatments and therapies that are out there. In fact, you may even have a hard time choosing which stress-reduction technique is right for you. But don't worry — that's what this quiz is designed to help you with. We've come up with a series of insightful questions that will diagnose the kind of stress you're under. By the end of the quiz, not only will we have determined your stress type, but we'll also have a unique stress-reduction recommendation for you that's tailored to your personality.

Everyone deserves to feel calm, happy and balanced ... especially you. And with the right stress-reduction strategies, that state of wellness truly is possible. So what are you waiting for? It's time to hit pause on your other responsibilities and dive into this quiz!


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