Quiz: How Well Do You Manage Stress?

Are you cool under pressure or do you fly instead of fight?

and Karen Smith look distressed in Mean Girls, Gretchen Weiners, regina george
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 Sep 05, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!

You slept past your alarm and now you're running late for work! Uh oh...
Not again! I'm gonna be in big trouble....
I guess I'll skip breakfast
No worries. It happens, I'll just stay at work later

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

You're out driving and someone rear ends you. What do you do?
Exchange information and move on with the day
Obsess over it for months
Worry until insurance pays you for the damage

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

How often do you compare yourself to other people?
Not often, but it happens occasionally
Almost all the time
Very little

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

You usually recognize you're stressing out ___.
Not until someone tells me
Not until after it's over
As soon as something happens

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!

When you use social media, you're usually __.
Comparing your feed with a friend's
Posting about your own life
Trying to keep in touch with friends and family

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

A friend comes home and tells you all about her amazing vacation. What do you do?
Soak up all her stories!
Listen but wish you had gone too
Smile, nod, and wallow in FOMO

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

How often do you see your family?
Not often
I want to try to see them more
Often, I love spending time with them

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is the most relaxing?
A spa day
A concert or music festival

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

Have any pets?
No, but I want to have one
I don't have time for a pet

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

How often do you have days just for yourself?
I never have "me" days
I'd like to have more "me" days
I try to prioritize "me" days

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

A significant other suggests you two go to counseling together. How do you feel?
Upset; is there something wrong with me?
You agree, but with some hesitation
Great! We could benefit a lot

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

Achoo! You must've caught the latest bug going around. First things first, __.
Fluids, bed rest, and medicine
Go to urgent care; it might be something serious...
Go to work anyway not feeling good

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

Would you rather give a speech or perform onstage?
Neither! Both are way out of my comfort zone
Give a speech

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

You and your friends are in an escape room! You __ first.
Split the group into smaller teams and go from there
Feel overwhelmed with everything
Gather all the clues you can find in one place

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

Yikes! You walk into work and your boss wants to speak with you. They don't look happy... You __.
Go to the meeting, take it for what it is, and move on
Freak out internally but go anyway
Seriously consider faking sick

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

None of your teammates in a group project are contributing and it's due in a few days. What do you do?
Get upset but try to do everything on your own
Remind them and email the teacher, but do your own part as best as you can
Send an angry email to the teacher the night before

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

You suspect your significant other has a crush on someone else. They deny it, but you're still not sure. What now?
Try to believe them, but you're still upset
Take matters into your own hands
Sit down and have a serious conversation with them about your concerns

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

There's a burglar in your house!
Scream for help
Lock your room and call the police
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You just said the dumbest thing in front of your crush. Your boss expects you to do a lot of work in a really short time. And to top it off, your pants just ripped and it's the middle of the day. It's going to be one of those days. It seems like the whole universe is against you... or does it? After all, it's not a bad day until you act like it is. So do you tend to cave under pressure or do you rise to the occasion? Let's see how well you really manage stress.