A person, who scores high on neuroticism, worries a lot, is easily upset, reacts to stress with negative emotional responses.
Neurotic minds may be more creative, because they will tend to dwell on problems more.
Healthy neurotic people somehow find a way to channel the stress and anxiety they have to motivate them to do good work.
Being high in neuroticism may sometimes have a protective effect, perhaps by making people more vigilant about their health.
Ideas for neurotic people who have difficulty handling stress: Communicate your emotions. Drain the ”anger container.”
Neurotic people find it more restorative to walk on a sidewalk in a city than being in traditionally calm environments such as a forest.
People with low levels of neuroticism find it easier to remain calm and are less affected by stressful events.
Idea for people who score low on neuroticism and handle stress well: Note for yourself why something will work, and why it may not work.
Research about neuroticism, one of the big five personality traits.