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How to Deal with the Stress of Inflation

• Organic Prepper - Daisy Luther

If the stress of inflation is getting you down, you're definitely not alone. A survey about stress in 2022 found that the vast majority of adults were worried about money this year.

Inflation was reported as a source of stress for the vast majority of adults (83%), and the majority of all adults also said the economy (69%) and money (66%) are a significant source of stress. Of those who said money is a source of stress, most said that stress is about having enough money to pay for basic needs. Slightly more than half of adults who reported money is a significant source of stress (55%) said money is a cause of fights or tension in their family compared with 41% of the general population who said the same. This may be partially due to having to make different choices due to lack of money.

Nearly three in five adults (57%) who indicated money was a source of stress said that having enough money to pay for things in the present—like food or rent/mortgage—is their main source of stress regarding money, while more than two in five adults (43%) reported feeling that saving enough money for things in the future is their main source of stress.

Dang. I feel that on a personal level.

If you aren't feeling the heat, this article isn't for you. Statistically, though, more than 8 out of 10 of us are worried.