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Stress Management Test

Here’s a quick test to determine your stress level.  Read the following description completely before looking at the picture.

The picture below was used in a case study on stress levels at St. Mary’s Hospital. Look at both dolphins jumping out of the water. The dolphins are identical. A closely monitored, scientific study revealed that, in spite of the fact that the dolphins are identical, a person under stress would find differences between the two dolphins. The more differences a person finds between the dolphins, the more stress that person is experiencing.

Look at the photograph, and if you find more than one or two differences, you may want to take a vacation or at least get a massage.

–> CLICK HERE to see the picture before reading more.


How did you do? Do you need a vacation?! Apparently I do!


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  1. Caroline says:

    Glad you liked it Eleanor! Were you pretty stressed out?!

  2. Anthony says:

    Scared me at first…….and then lol.

  3. Caroline says:

    Did it show that you needed a vacation pretty badly?! Glad you enjoyed it!

  4. sandra says:

    brilliant scared the life out of me at first but really good joke

  5. Caroline says:

    I hope we didn’t add to the stress in your life! 😉

    Glad you liked it!

  6. Mark says:

    TOO funny…and I got the “joke” right away!!!

  7. Alvaro says:

    what joke 🙂

  8. Robbie J says:

    …some times laughter is the pill we need…

  9. Alvaro says:

    a very good pill!

  10. James says:

    All rightey! This did make me LOL!! Thank you for posting it.

  11. paul says:

    haven’t seen any difference between the both dolphins. They are the same. So, I am relaxed :)) :))

  12. anon says:

    I thought the message from this would be that we actually are stressed after being told seeing differences is abnormal, then seeing a difference.

  13. Venkat says:

    Laughing out loud really helps..

    Thanks for those laughs

  14. Alvaro says:

    Reading about so many laughs brings me a nice smile 🙂

  15. Unkown says:

    umm..that was not very funny because i am so stressed but anyho..i just did some research on stress and LIVE LIFE THE WAY YOU WANT BECAUASE THERE IS ONLY ONE.
    love yall

  16. Unkown says:

    just kiddin that was very funny caroline

  17. Alvaro says:

    Hello unkown, Caroline is taking some days off but will transmit the feeling…I understand how it may have surprised you at first, but am happy to see it eventually helped you release a bit of tension.

    Thank you for stopping by

  18. I loved it. I used to work on a dairy farm and everyone loves dolphins. A wonderful picture and I had to laugh.

  19. yahobahne says:

    I saw one dolphin and one cow. Am I stressed out and need a vacation?

  20. malyn says: almost freak me out..*joke* nice one!

  21. Raoul says:

    I must have zero stress because I saw no difference in the two dolphins. (g)

  22. Alvaro says:

    Raoul, that’s strange. You didn’t see 2 cows 🙂

  23. whisky says:

    I think I need to post a link to that in my journal. All of humanity should take that test.

  24. Alvaro says:

    And not just humanity. What would a third dolphin see in that picture…

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