Let’s be realistic. There’s really no way to avoid some amount of stress in…
Stress can be a killer. As medical researchers spend more time looking at how stress affects our health, they have started to realize that it can be a major factor in how healthy we are in general, and even have influence over how long we live. There are many sources of stress, but some of them are common to just about everyone. These top contributors to stress often involve things we cannot avoid, like careers and relationships, but we can all learn to manage our stress better, making it less likely that it will have a negative influence on our health.
Unless you are willing to lock yourself away in a cave somewhere away from all human contact, there really is no way to escape having to deal with the death of a loved one. Death of a spouse is one of the most devastating experiences a person can experience, and is one that is made worse if factors like financial debt are left behind for the surviving spouse to deal with alone.