How Stressed Are You, Dallas?
Forbes today directs our attention to the 2008 Stress in America Survey, released earlier this month by the American Psychological Association. Good thing too, as the survey has its very own report for Dallas, in which "267 adults aged 18+ who reside in Dallas" insist, like, they're not terribly stressed out at all -- at least, when compared to the national average of folks who showed their stress balls to the APA.
Not surprisingly, we have the same worries as everyone else -- money, job security, health -- but, notes the local survey, "More Dallas residents than Americans overall feel that they have managed their stress well in the past month (85% vs. 81% nationally). In fact, one-third of those in Dallas say they manage their stress extremely well (34% as compared to 29% nationally)." By listening to music, exercising, reading, spending time with family and commenting to blog postings. --Robert Wilonsky
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