The cost of stress affects several bodily functions and when we’re stressed, our brain gets washed with powerful hormones that are meant to help us in emergencies. So when we’re chronically stressed, these hormones can damage and kill brain cells. Needless to say, stress can really impede our work productivity and make us much more ineffective at our work. In fact, job stress costs U.S. companies $300 billion from turnover, absenteeism and loss of productivity.
In this infographic, the folks at HowToHandleStress.info want to show just how widespread the issues of stress really are today. Stress is something we’re forced to live with, yet know very little about how we can actually handle. This infographic shows 6 frightening facts about stress, ranging from how many of us feel bad from it, how it increases over the years, and finally, what it actually costs every year.
Job stress, the number1 cause of stress in the U.S., is a leading factor in poor health and reduced creativity and problem solving
ability, costing American businesses $300 billion dollars a year. Top 10 Online Colleges looks at the cost of job stress in the following infographic.
“Stress is not necessarily something bad – it all depends on how you take it. The stress of exhilarating, creative successful work is beneficial, while that of failure, humiliation or infection is detrimental.” —Hans Sely e, pioneer in stress research. Learn more about stress and your health in this infographic.
Stress in the US has increased 30 percent over the last three decades? Why is this and what is causing our stress? This infographic presented by BestTherapySchools.com takes a look at how stress affects our lives and how it could be killing us.