Everyone faces stressful situations from time to time. Stress can come from work, school, bills, home, family, and obligations that need to be fulfilled. Stress can alter the quality of life, making you feel depressed, angry, or confused - and sometimes even leading you to avoid facing the responsibilities that you need to. Everyone can feel stress differently, and it can not only have an effect on your mood, but lasting effects on your overall health, as well. It is important to manage stress and the effects it has on you in order to protect your health, both emotionally and physically.