Welcome to your Simple Stress Test

I frequently bring work home at night

Not enough hours in the day to do all the things that I must do

I deny or ignore problems in the hope that they will go away

I do the jobs myself to ensure they are done properly

I underestimate how long it takes to do things

I feel that there are too many deadlines in my work / life that are difficult to meet

My self confidence / self esteem is lower than I would like it to be

I frequently have guilty feelings if I relax and do nothing

I feel fatigued or tired even when I wake after an adequate sleep

I often nod or finish other peoples sentences for them when they speak slowly

I have a tendency to eat, talk, walk and drive quickly

My appetite has changed, I have either a desire to binge or have a loss of appetite / may skip meals

I feel irritated or angry if the car or traffic in front seems to be going too slowly/ I become very frustrated at having to wait in a queue

If something or someone really annoys me I will bottle up my feelings

When I play sport or games, I really try to win whoever I play

I experience mood swings, difficulty making decisions, concentration and memory is impaired

I find fault and criticise others rather than praising, even if it is deserved

I seem to be listening even though I am preoccupied with my own thoughts

My sex drive is lower, can experience changes to menstrual cycle

I find myself grinding my teeth

I have an increase in muscular aches and pains especially in the neck, head, lower back, shoulders

I am unable to perform tasks as well as I used to, my judgment is clouded or not as good as it was

I find I have a greater dependency on alcohol, caffeine, nicotine or drugs

I find that I don’t have time for many interests / hobbies outside of work