Research has overwhelmingly linked psychological stress to physical illness.  Many diseases worsen under periods of high stress, productivity decreases, and negative outcome of emotion become more prominent.  Take this quiz to find out how vulnerable you are to stress.


Directions:  Respond to the following items with either yes or no.  When you have responded to all items, click the Score button at the bottom of the page.


1.

I do cardiovascular exercise at least three times a week
    Yes
    No

2.

I sleep at least 7 – 8 hours per night.
    Yes
    No

3.

I feel comfortable discussing personal issues with someone I trust.
    Yes
    No

4.

I have a good network of friends and loved ones.
    Yes
    No

5. 

I have a firm belief in a higher power and gain solace through this belief.
    Yes
    No

6.

I rarely drink alcohol (No more than three drinks per week).
    Yes
    No

7.

I have at least one hobby which gives me a sense of fulfillment.
    Yes
    No

8.

I do not smoke cigarettes.
    Yes
    No

9.

I eat at least one balanced meal per day.
    Yes
    No

10.

I am not over or under weight by more than 15 pounds.
    Yes
    No

11.

I do not drink more than 2 or 3 caffeinated beverages per day.
    Yes
    No

12.

I am in good physical health.
    Yes
    No

13.

I am in a positive relationship where communication is valued and respected.
    Yes
    No

14.

I feel productive while at work and believe my job is worthwhile.
    Yes
    No

15.

My financial situation is sufficient to meet my basic needs for housing, food, transportation, etc.
    Yes
    No