10 Sneaky Things That Are Stressing You Out

Illustrated by Elliot Salazar.
The big causes of stress in life are easy to ID — major transitions, illnesses and injuriesmoney issues, a too-busy schedule — the list goes on and on (and on and... ). But, they’re not the only things eating away at you and, as a result, messing with your well-being. Even mild stressors have been shown to pose long-term impediments to our health, plus they lower tolerance for more severe stressors like pain. Before you start to feel even more anxious, take a breath — because we’ve got your back. We rounded up 10 of the sneakiest (and most common) stressors, as well as foolproof ways to outsmart them so they don’t bring you (or your body) down.