02/01/2013 03:37 pm ET

Hilarious Stock Photos: What 'Stressed Women' Look Like

There's no question that extreme stress can make you want to scream and stomp and pull your hair out. But punch yourself in the head with boxing mitts or cover yourself with Post-it notes? Now that we've never seen -- or at least we hadn't until we started scouring the stock photo archives for "stressed women."

Stock photos -- images we use on a daily basis here at HuffPost Women -- are notoriously ridiculous. We've previously explored what women supposedly do on Thanksgiving, in Santa hats and when they have a bad day.

This time, we turned our eye toward a topic we explore regularly on HuffPost Women: stress. The results are fairly absurd -- and hilarious.

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What Stressed Women Do, According To Stock Photos