According to, the most relaxed state in the United States is Hawaii. Pulling from data in Google Trends, experts were able to compare each state based on the search frequency for the terms “anxiety,” “depression,” and “stress.”
Okay, but Where Are the Most Stressful Places to Live?
The study revealed that the most stressful state to live in is Connecticut, which earned a stress score of 94.333. In each individual category, Connecticut scored 95 for anxiety, 88 for depression, and 100 for stress. It is the only state to score a 100 in the stress category.
Nearly three years after the Covid-19 pandemic first shut the world down, we are still analyzing the effects of a global quarantine, a deadly virus, and a significant overhaul of how life as we know it functions.
Remote work has lessened the importance of living in a major city and instead presents options for the modern American worker. ProVape’s study suggests that more Americans will consider the stress levels of an individual state before making the leap and moving there. (Read the full article for more info.)