StressWinter can be stressful and depressing for some people, especially in Canada. Today we’re going to talk about things people get stressed about and techniques for how to cope with stress. We also use and explain expressions associated with stress. Feel free to leave a comment and tell us how people in your country deal with stress or what they might be stressed about.

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Maura: Stress is a really sensitive topic, but we’ll try to have fun talking about it in this episode.
Harp: Yes.
Maura: So, first, we’re going to talk about the things that cause stress, so stress factors. Right?
Harp: Yeah. What causes people to feel stress in Canada?
Maura: You know, stress can come from so many different things depending on the person, but there are generally some things that stress people out more than others. So, sometimes people get stressed out from a big event in their lives, like planning a wedding or planning a big trip.

Expressions included from this episode in Lipservice:

Stress Stress out
Layoffs Bright
To catch up on To burn the candle at both ends
To drown in work To keep up
To cope A burnout
There goes… Chill out

Podcast/ Lipservice: Culips ESL Podcast, Photo: stuartpilbrow

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