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Why should we worry about workplace stress levels?
|Young GI models a 'stress ball' (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
According to the a recent federal government report, Australians work an average 42.56 hours per week and are the 5th highest out of 29 countries reviewed.
A report by Medibank showed that depression and anxiety disorders account for 34% of lost productivity, and recent analysis by Comcare revealed that the average cost per stress leave is $250,000.
It is the pink elephant in the room. There are financial as well as moral reasons to be concerned.
I have reviewed hundreds of websites over the years but these are my top 10 (in no particular order) for helping to lead a more thriving life. I have chosen sites that provide information and resources that address some of root causes of this harmful stress.