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Top 10 Most Stressful State

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With April being Stress Awareness Month, WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Most & Least Stressed States. Stress affects everyone. Although we cannot eliminate stress entirely from our lives, we can minimize it by choosing to reside in the least toxic environments. The good news is stress levels in 2016 reached their lowest point in a decade. The bad news is they’re back on the uptick this year. To determine the states with the highest stress levels, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 33 key metrics. The data set ranges from average hours worked per week to personal bankruptcy rate to share of adults getting adequate sleep. Top Ten Most Stressed States:

1. Alabama
2. Louisiana
3. Mississippi
4. West Virginia
5. Kentucky
6. New Mexico
7. Nevada
8. Georgia
9. Tennessee
10. Arkansas

Top Ten Least Stressed States

41. New Jersey
42. Wisconsin
43. Colorado
44. Vermont
45. New Hampshire
46. Nebraska
47. Utah
48. South Dakota
49. Iowa
50. North Dakota
51. Minnesota

This article was written by chris@canyonmedia.net