Stress is a natural response to many life situations, be they relationship, family, money or work related. It can have a profound effect on your health and wellbeing, and on your professional performance too – 12.8m working days are typically lost in a year to work-related stress and anxiety with workload pressures, excessive responsibility and lack of managerial support cited as key instigators (1).
How well equipped are you to spot the warning signs of stress in your life? And do you have the right resources in place to deal with stress when it arises? Take our quiz to rate your stress savviness and how you can build on that for better performance and wellbeing. Stress can be a very personal thing, so there are no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers as such, so please answer honestly, before we delve into the science behind each answer a little more to establish your stress savviness score.