Stress in the workplace has been identified as a major source, if not THE major source of stress for American adults. By all reports, it keeps getting worse. Such job stress, often perceived as having little control but beset with plenty of demands has been associated with increased rates of heart attack, hypertension and other disorders.
Stress happens, and that's okay. Too much stress, though, and you're just asking for trouble. When you feel the work piling on and your anxiety start to rise, it's important to take a minute to do something about it.
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