A recent survey released by the American Psychological Association (APA) reported that nearly 75% of Americans say they’re stressed out. And, among their top stress-causing concerns, 70% of respondents reported work as a big contributor, surpassed only by money with 76% of respondents worried about income, followed by 65% of respondents apprehensive about the economy. High workplace stress levels aren’t just impacting the U.S. Stress levels across Canada were up 30% in 2010, according to a recent Desjardins Financial Security National Health Survey. Experts suggest it is the biggest occupational health problem facing Canada.
This article was republished with permission from Express Employment Professionals.