World Mental Health Day is October 10th and a new poll is focusing on something that affects our wellbeing: stress. The Noom and OnePoll found out that 83-percent believe everyone would benefit from focusing on their wellbeing more.
Things that stress people most include: separation from loved ones 39-percent, moving to a new community 38-percent, breakups 33-percent, burnout 32-percent, weight gain 29-percent, anxiety 29-percent, depression 25-percent, and loss of a loved one 22-percent.
What would we give up to have one stress free day? The poll showed these are the top choices:
- Favorite meals/snacks - 45%
- Chocolate - 43%
- Shopping - 35%
- Important meetings - 30%
- A week’s worth of productivity - 30%
- An entire paycheck - 28%
- Exercise equipment - 28%
- Sex - 26%
- Moving deadlines at work - 23%
- Instagram - 22%
- Plans with friends - 22%
- TikTok - 20%
- Technological devices - 19%
If you or someone you know is facing a mental health crisis, please seek out the advice of a medical professional.