Apart from our private problems, some things stress us out daily. What’s behind them?
Anyone who has ever had to walk behind a stroller blocking the entire sidewalk knows what stress means. Dodging is not always possible—you have appointments after all and have to get through them now! According to a study, this is a significant stress factor in our everyday lives. Somehow, there’s always something, isn’t there? These things also stress us out, according to research:
This is an obvious example; after all, every driver knows how annoying it can be to be stuck in a traffic jam. Especially when the route often only lasts a few minutes, a traffic jam becomes a nervous ordeal. As anxious as the driver in front of or behind us, we are all in the same situation.
Household appliances do not work.
If the dishwasher doesn’t work or the washing machine doesn’t work, there is only one option: to be annoyed. According to the study, it is a significant stressor for humans when essential home appliances do not work. We naturally rely on the hair dryer to blow our mane dry in sub-zero temperatures or the egg stove to cook breakfast eggs. After all, it would be pretty inconvenient if it didn’t.
It hurts so much when you stub your toe. The fact that this happens again and again stresses us out a lot. After all, you want to avoid pain at all costs. According to the study, this is the seventh most common reason people are stressed daily.
Everyone who has ever eaten an old pack of disgusting frustration knows how stressful it is to be hungry and find no food in the fridge. According to a survey, this is one of the top reasons for stress in everyday life.
Listening to telephone conversations
Public transportation is a microcosm in which special rules apply. After all, everyone wants to coexist peacefully in it. So, if one person makes a loud phone call, the rest of the bus or train must join in. Quite stressful for those involved, according to the survey.
When it rains, it pours, or something like that. If you forget your umbrella, you’ll get pretty wet pretty quickly. Going through the workday with damp clothes is certainly not pleasant. If you forget your umbrella, you’ll get annoyed with yourself. This reason also made it into everyday life’s top ten stress factors.
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