Majority Of Americans Feel Stressed At Least One Day A Week


We recently told youthat a study suggests stress may not always be a bad thing. Well, that’s good because according to a new survey, a lot of folks are feeling a lot of stress.

A new Value Penguin survey finds:

  • 78% of Americans say they feel stress at least once a week, with 15% saying they’re stressed every day.
  • Monday mornings are apparently the most stressful, with 19% saying their stress peaks on the first day of the work week.
  • In fact, Monday is the only day to have double digit stress, with the second-most stressful day being Sunday, with only 7% of people thinking that.
  • In addition, 22% feel the most stress in the mornings.
  • Not surprising, 44% of people describe the pandemic as the most stressful time in their life.
  • As for what’s causing the most stress, Money is the major issue for 22% of people.
  • Other top causes of stress include:
    • Work
    • Physical health
    • Mental health
    • Family
  • And then there are the people who are causing folks stress, with 14% of those surveyed saying their spouse/partner is their main source of stress, followed by:
    • My boss (10%)
    • My parents (9%)
    • My kids (7%)
    • Other family member (5%)

Source:Value Penguin