We could all use some extra help from time to time. Statistically speaking, here are some very good reasons why you should.
- One in four Canadians cite stress as the reason for leaving their job, while 73 per cent of all working adults aged 20 to 64 report at least some level of stress. (Stats Canada)
- 23 per cent of people over the age of 15 report that most days are “quite a bit” or “extremely” stressful, and that number rises to 30 per cent among the 35 to 54 age group. (Stats Canada)
- Educated, white-collar professionals were more likely to report their job as the largest source of stress, 45 per cent of whom had an annual income of $100,000 or more. (General Social Survey)
- Daily stress rates were highest in the core working ages (35 to 54), peaking at about 30% in the 35 to 44 and 45 to 54 age groups. People in these age groups are most likely to be managing multiple responsibilities with their career and family. (Stats Canada)
- a mother’s stress levels directly impact the brain development of babies in-utero — specifically that her stress can change the neural connectivity of her unborn baby’s brain. (Wayne State University in Detroit)
- 82% of women and 65% of men spend most of their free time doing household duties, housework, cooking, errands & other household management duties. (usatoday)
- 33% of Women and men that are working full time say they don’t have enough time with their children. (usatoday)
- 62% of online users say. “help getting things done would greatly reduce stress in my life.” (Source – a poll conducted by Roger Starch and commissioned by Circles)
- Among the 89% of Americans who say work/life balance is a problem, 54% called it a “Significant” problem. (Source- Work-Life Balance Survey conducted by Strategy One 8/10)
- 80% of workers feel stress on the job, nearly half say they need help to learn how to manage stress and 42% say their coworkers need such help. (Source – The American Institute of Stress)
- Stress is linked to Physical and Job burnout experienced by 25% to 40% of U.S. workers is blamed on stress. (Source Centers for Disease Control and National Institute for OSHA.)
- More than 50% of U.S. workers say they work under a great deal of stress, and 77% say they feel burned out on the job. (Source–com)
- Workplace stress in the U.S. costs more than $300 billion each year in health care, missed work and stress-reduction (American Institute of Stress, NY).
- The average American worker skips 24 minutes of his or her lunch break every day, the equivalent of approximately two weeks more holiday per year. (Source- Data Monitor)
- Since 1969, family time for a working couple has shrunk an average of 22 hours a week. (U.S. Government)
Most of us have the ability to do anything, few if any of us have the ability to do everything!
Why not put time back into your day and enjoy peace of mind. Start to embrace the healthy lifestyle you deserve emotionally, mentally and physically without the stress.
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