"80% of workers feel stress on the job, nearly 50% say they need help in learning how to manage stress and 42% say co-workers need help. From the survey "Attitudes in the American Work.
You are not alone if you are dealing with stress at work. Bridge Management consulting specializes in workplace stress reduction. Providing stress management workshops and consulting services.
The average American sees, hears of reads 100,000 words daily from TV, Internet, books, radio, etc... The body's coping mechanisms haven't kept up with this unprecedented growth. This can lead to "techno stress", which is any negative impact on attitude, thoughts or behaviors caused directly or indirectly by technology.
Increase morale & productivity. Not surprising, when people are less stressed they are happier. Less stressed people lead to positive business and people results.
Reduce sick days. It is estimated that 1 in 5 absences in the US are related to stress. That is estimated to cost American companies $602 per worker per year.
Decreases doctor and visits & health care costs. Concordia University found that the number of visits to health care professionals was up to 26% higher for workers in medium to high stress jobs.