You've no doubt seen or heard about the Holmes and Rahe stress scale without knowing its name. It's the list of the life events deemed most stressful to humans, ranked on a relative scale.
It was developed in the '60s and refined in the '70s — by two guys named Holmes and Rahe, natch — to attempt to correlate measures of various stressful events with illness.
Their judgement was that if you have a score greater than 300 'life change units' in any given year, you're at risk of illness.
So, like, my score as of today is 321. What do I win?Read More