One Simple, Yet Effective Stress Test

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In each of the five tests, please note the items that applies to your present feelings.

The “O” Group

My life seems incomplete

I feel shy with all but my close friends

I have feelings of insecurity

I often feel unequal to others

When things go right I sometimes feel undeserving

I feel something is missing in my life

I occasionally feel a low self worth

I feel inadequate as a person

I frequently feel fearful when there is nothing to fear

The “G” Group

I often feel anxious for no reason

I sometimes feel free floating anxiety

I frequently feel edgy or find it difficult to sit still

I often feel a knot in my stomach

Falling asleep is sometimes difficult

It is hard to turn my mind off when I want to relax

I occasionally experience feelings of panic for no reason

I often use alcohol or other sedatives to calm down

The “D” Group

I lack pleasure in my life

I feel there are no real rewards in my life

I have unexplained lack of concern for others, even loved ones

I experience decreased parental feelings

Life seems less colorful or flavorful

Things that used to be fun are no longer fun

I have become a less spiritual or socially concerned person

The “N” Group

I suffer from a lack of energy

I often find it difficult to get going

I suffer from decreased drive

I often start projects but don’t finish them

I frequently feel a need to sleep or hibernate

I feel depressed a good deal of the time

I occasionally feel paranoid

My survival seems threatened

I am bored a great deal of the time

The “S” Group

I can’t stay asleep

I am often irritable

My emotions often lack rationality

I occasionally experience unexplained tears

Noise bothers me more than it used to

I flare up at others more easily

I experience unprovoked anger

I feel depressed much of the time

I find myself more susceptible to pain

I prefer to be left alone

Three or more “yes” answers in any one group indicate a probable deficiency in a particular neurotransmitter due to insufficient quantities of specific amino acids, vitamins and minerals in your diet.

The “O” group relate to a shortage of the opioids neuro-transmitters which may cause you to feel a mild sense of urgency all of the time.

The “G” group relates to the neuro-transmitter GABA.Even a small shortage of this brain chemical will produce a feeling of insecurity, anxiety, fatigue and depression.

The “D” group relates to dopamine.This neuro-transmitter creates the good feelings associated with the enjoyment of beauty or the affection you feel for others.

The “N” group relates to a shortage of norepinephrine.A shortage of this neuro-transmitter will cause feelings of a lack of ambition or drive, depression, or boredom.

The “S” group relate to the neuro-transmitter serotonin.The lack of serotonin causes difficulty in getting to sleep as well as staying asleep.


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