June 2015

The High Cost of Workplace Stress

Workplace Stress Research Michael Blanding, a senior writer for Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, reported on a study that found that workplace stress is very bad for health and indicates that our health costs are way above that of other countries.  Other findings indicate that workplace stress contributes to at least 120,000 deaths and anywhere […]

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Workplace Stress Making You Sick?

Workplace Stress Research In a Forbes Magazine article, Michael Blanding, a senior writer for Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, reported on a study that found our work can literally make us sick. Long hours, impossible demands from bosses, and uncertain job security can take their toll on our mental and physical well-being, leading to stress-induced […]

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Reduce the Risk of Health Issues Caused by Workplace Stress

Workplace Stress A high-demand job coupled with low decision-making latitude is associated with increased risk of coronary disease. When stress begins to interfere with your ability to live a normal life for an extended period, it becomes even more dangerous.  Prolonged, chronic stress may also cause disease from overeating, smoking and other bad habits used […]

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Sleep Better by Reducing Your Stress

The American Psychological Association, Stress in America Report 2012, revealed the following:​ Forty-three percent of American adults report that stress has caused them to lie awake at night in the past month. Forty-two percent of adults report that their stress level has increased, and 36 percent say their stress level has stayed the same over […]

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Workplace Stress

According to data from  the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Northwestern Mutual Life, now more than ever before, job stress poses a threat to the health of workers and, in turn, to the health of organizations. Consider the following statistics: One-fourth of employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their […]

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