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Last updated at 13:09 GMT, Tuesday, 17 January 2012


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What makes you feel stressed?

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The Express English team

Exam pressure makes people feel stressed. Friends and girlfriends also seem to make people feel stressed!

So what do people do to beat the stress? Some set goals and work hard to achieve them. Others get away from it all and go for a walk.

Did you know?


Although stress is seen as a negative thing it can help us perform better and even motivate us.

Language tip

Stress can mean mental pressure or to emphasise the pronunciation of a word or syllable.

Cultural tip

In the Buddhist faith, meditation is one of the methods used to deal with stress.

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