The 10 most stressful things for a Brit

These were the top 10 things everyday emergencies Britons found stressful:

1. Not being able to sleep (46 per cent)

2. Losing your keys (37 per cent)

3. Being stuck in traffic when already late (35 per cent)

4. Losing an important paper or document (33 per cent)

5. Nowhere to park (32 per cent)

6. Printer not working when you need to print something (31 per cent)

7. Running out of battery on your phone whilst out (31 per cent)

8. Discovering you are out of toilet roll whilst on the loo (30 per cent)

9. Dealing with machine operated customer service (26 per cent)

10. Forgetting your bank card when paying for an item (25 per cent)

Anything else that’s been missed? Let us know…

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Direct Line polled 2,005 UK adults to investigate why some common things can be so stressful, in research done in conjunction with Goldsmiths University

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