Minimal stress: Can be coped with easily
Intermittent stress: Stress due to activities like client meetings, performance at work, etc.
Stressful: Prolonged exposure to stress due to long work hours, risky jobs, no holidays, etc.
Duress: Threat of losing job, enquiry at work, etc.
Minimal: Day to day stress, can be coped with easily
Irritations: Growing children, troublesome neighbors, examinations of children
Concerns: Career exams of children, marriage of daughter, illness of family members
Worries: major threats like communal tensions, court cases, major surgeries planned, loss in stock market, mortgage,etc.