According to statistics from the American Psychological Association, nearly half of adults in the US (41%) admit their life has become difficult and stressful in the past 2 years. Meanwhile, 67% of adults said they felt “constantly in crisis” and 73% felt “overwhelmed” when life turned upside down in 2 years.
According to this report, life pressure will continue to increase in the first weeks of 2022 due to the increase in prices of essential goods due to inflation (e.g. gas prices, money bills, daily expenses). …). Experts predict that, in the near future, prices will continue to escalate. In addition, many people are also concerned about the insecure supply chain, as well as worry about constantly being attacked online as well as in real life. All these concerns become more pressing than ever after 2 years of COVID-19.
(Photo: Arizona Global Campus)
Among the concerns of American adults at the moment, the economy is considered the most stressful source, especially for those between the ages of 18 and 25. 50% of adults in this country also admit the cost of housing is a major stressor these days.
Overall, young Americans say finances are the biggest concern. According to statistics, the percentage of people who worry about money begins to decrease with age. For young people (Generation Z) who have felt the brunt of the financial crisis of the past two years, rising unemployment and growing debt are all in front of them. this adulthood.
These figures are not surprising when the global COVID-19 pandemic hit, causing the economy to collapse, supply chain shortages severely affecting the material life as well as the mental health of each person. People. COVID-19 causes many limitations, although panic has subsided as the threat of death has decreased, but 58% of respondents still cite the pandemic as a stressor for them every day.
Not stopping there, the pandemic also makes people’s lifestyles less healthy. Specifically, during the time of social distancing, people cannot exercise in public areas, so many people return to previous unhealthy habits. Many also said they were forced to revert to unhealthy habits to manage pressure and stress over the past two years.
at Blogtuan.info – Source: vtv.vn – Read the original article here