Hawaii Snags Top Spot as Least Stressed State for Third Year in a Row

You know there maybe something behind the whole “Hawaii Time” concept.

For the third year in a row, Hawaii snagged the No. 1 spot as the least stressed state, while Utah and Kentucky kept their distinctions as the two most stressed U.S. states, according to Gallup poll results released Wednesday (May 25).

Overall, an average of 40 percent of American adults reported experiencing stress when asked whether they experienced it “a lot of the day yesterday,” according to the survey by Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. As such, Gallup officials say further studies are needed to tease out what drives stress and how it affects people. Past research has shown job stress is linked with weight gain; stress in general can make you more susceptible to health conditions ranging from the common cold to cancer.

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