The Effects of Work Stress

As April and Stress Awareness Month comes to a close, we recognize that stress can affect an individual’s life in many ways. In particular, research has found that work stress can have a significant impact on a person’s overall happiness and quality of life. According to the American Institute of Stress, the main causes of stress include workload (45%), people issues (28%), work/life balance (20%), and lack of job security (6%). In addition, 80% of workers reported feeling stress while at work, and nearly half said that they need help in learning how to cope with stress.

Want to know more about the impact of work stress on people’s lives?

Read these articles, free for 30 days:

The Individual “Costs” of Workaholism: An Analysis Based on Multisource and Prospective Data

The experience of work stress and the context of time: Analyzing the role of subjective time

The Mediating Role of Emotional Exhaustion and Job Satisfaction on the Relationship between Job Demands and Instigated Workplace Incivility

Meaningful Work as a Moderator of the Relation between Work Stress and Meaning in Life

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