Stress Survey

Which life events have occurred in your life over the past 2 years?

SCORING DIRECTIONS: Determine which life events have occurred in your life over the past 2 years and add up your total stress score. For example, if you got married, changed to a different line of work, changed residence, and took 2 vacations, your total stress score would be 50 + 36 + 20 + 13 + 13 = 132.

LIFE EVENT

Death of spouse/partner
Divorce
Marital separation
Jail term
Death of close family member
Personal injury or illness
Marriage
Being fired from work
Marital problems
Retirement
Change in health of family member
Pregnancy
Sexual difficulties
Gain of new family member
Business readjustments
Change in finances
Death of a close friend
Change to different line of work
Change in # of arguments with partner
Mortgage or loan for major purchase
Foreclosure
Change in responsibilities at work
Son or daughter leaving home
Trouble with in-laws
Outstanding personal achievement
Partner begins or stops work
Beginning or finishing school
Change in living conditions
Revision of personal habits
Trouble with boss
Change in work hours or conditions
Change in residence
Change in school
Change in recreation
Change in church activities
Change in social activities
Mortgage or loan for lesser purchase
Change in sleeping habits
Change in # of family get-togethers
Change in eating habits
Vacation
Christmas
Minor violations of the law

SCORE

100
73
65
63
63
53
50
47
45
45
44
40
39
39
39
38
37
36
35
31
30
29
29
29
28
26
26
25
24
23
20
20
20
19
19
18
17
16
15
15
13
12
11

Total Stress Score Below:

 

Under 150

 

150 – 300

 

Over 300

You are less likely to be suffering the effects of cumulative stress.

 

You may be suffering from chronic stress, depending on how you perceived and coped with the particular life events that occurred.

It is likely you are experiencing some detrimental effects of cumulative stress.

 

Please note that the stress scores on the above survey are averaged over many people. The degree to which any particular event is stressful to you will depend on how you perceive it.

Despite stressful events, it is definitely possible to change your perception about things that happen to transform and reduce the stress. I can show you how!

Call me today for a FREE 15 minute phone consultation…
Let’s reduce your stress now!

Di Philippi, MA, LPC
(414) 588-0969