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...
No worries. It happens, I'll just stay at work later
Not again! I'm gonna be in big trouble....
I guess I'll skip breakfast

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

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

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 __.
Posting about your own life
Comparing your feed with a friend's
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!
Smile, nod, and wallow in FOMO
Listen but wish you had gone too

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

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

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

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

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?
Send an angry email to the teacher the night before
Remind them and email the teacher, but do your own part as best as you can
Get upset but try to do everything on your own

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?
Sit down and have a serious conversation with them about your concerns
Take matters into your own hands
Try to believe them, but you're still upset

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.