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You’re Not the Only One Feeling Stressed Lately

Stress rates have spiked since last year (wonder why?).

BY February 16, 2017

Americans are about as stressed as they’ve ever been. The APA’s Stress in America survey has been collecting data about stress levels in this country for about a decade. This year is the first time that it’s gone up.

Americans rated themselves an a scale of 1-10. We’re at a 5.1 now. Last August, it was at 4.8.

We’re worried about a bunch of things, but the biggest one is the election. A majority (52 percent) of Americans claimed the election as a major source of stress in their lives.

To stress yourself even more, read the full report here. Or, you can just practice some mindful meditation.



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