Work Stress

According to the American Psychological Association (2007) seventy-five percent of Americans view work as a significant source of stress experiencing such symptoms as fatigue, headaches, irritability, anger, nervousness, and lack of motivation. Most report it had contributed to their decline in productivity at work, despite common beliefs regarding ‘The jobs not over till the works done.”Unfortunately technology makes it near impossible for the work to ever be done – or to be able to “leave it there” for that matter. Work stress can lead to poor diet, inactivity, sleep problems, increased smoking, drinking, or drug abuse. It is important to learn how to effectively cope with the balance of work-life demands and develop strategies to create a deeper level of joy in work and life.