There are many reasons that can cause stress to happen. Although some people thinks that stress can only happen to working employee with a busy lifestyle and schedule that they have to cope with this is not true. Stress can happen to anyone no matter what status they are, whether they are single, married, students, employee or non-employee. Some people thrive on a busy lifestyle and are able to cope well with daily stresses. Other people feel tensed or stressed by the slightest change from their set daily routine, but most people fall somewhere in between, but may have periods when levels of stress increase. There are two issues that can cause stress which are personal issues and social issues. In personal problems, the first problems is relating health such as aging or diagnosis of a new disease or even complications from an existing disease can increase stress.
Second is in relationships, where arguments with a spouse, parent or child can also increasing the stress level of a person. Even problems among the family members even though we are not directly involved in it can cause additional stress. Third problems is emotional problems such as feeling unable to relate to someone or needing to express emotions but not being able to can weigh us down with additional stress. Fourth are life changes where the sudden death of a loved one, changing jobs, moving houses, and sending a child off to college are examples of life changes that can be stressful. Next is money or financial trouble is a common source of stress. For example are credit card debts, not making rent, inability to provide for a family and not being able to make ends meet can put a serious amount of stress on a person.
In social issues, the first problems are personal beliefs where arguments about personal, religious, or political beliefs can challenge us, leading to increased stress especially in situations where we can’t remove ourselves from the conflict. Second problem are occupation where research has shown that pressure and conflict from a job can be a main source of stress for many people. Third problems are discrimination where the feeling discriminated against just because of our race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation can cause long-term stress. The next problems are the environment issues such as unsafe neighborhoods, crime-ridden cities, and worry over personal safety may lead also to chronic stress. Lastly are traumatic events, people who have suffered a traumatic event or life-threatening situation such as robbery or rape, or a natural disaster often live with long-term stress. In many cases, they are actually suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Based on the online survey of 2,020 U.S. adults 18 and older, conducted in August by Harris Interactive for the American Psychological Association, although stress levels for most Americans are falling – but not among the Millennial generation, ages 18-33. Young adults also report more depression and anxiety....