Chapter 15

De-Stress at Work (And Still Keep Your Job)

In This Chapter

arrow Identifying your work stress

arrow Understanding why your workday really starts the night before

arrow Taking the stress out of commuting

arrow Building stress management into your workday

arrow Creating a stress-resistant workspace

arrow Bringing less stress home with you

Stress is a major problem in the workplace. Here’s what the scorecard looks like:

check.png A 2012 survey by the American Psychological Association found that two in five employed adults (41 percent) feel stressed out during the workday. This percentage is higher than was reported in a similar 2011 study (36 percent).

check.png Less than half of employees (46 percent) are satisfied with the growth ...

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