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.
The following infographic outlines some of these factors and the cost of stress, and what changes you can make at your company to help lower stress levels among your employees.
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