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Stress Management

 Whether it is living through a pandemic, a war, political discord or all of the above, it's no surprise that employees are feeling more stressed than ever. And it's clear that employee stress directly impacts employers. According to an American Psychological Association (APA) survey conducted in July and August 2021, nearly 3 in 5 employees (59%) have experienced negative impacts of work-related stress in the past month, including a lack of interest, motivation or energy; difficulty focusing; and a lack of effort at work.
How can employers help to reduce stress in the workplace?

                   April is Stress Awareness Month.

Creating a Mental Health-Friendly Workplace
SHRM Toolkit

Burnout Is a Problem for HR Professionals
Employers Identify Mental Health Priorities for 2022
Tackling Workplace Stress and Depression
What Managers Can Do to Ease Workplace Stress
SHRM | Apr 2020 – Mar 2022

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5 things leaders can do to help their stressed out workers
Fast Company | Feb 2022

Employees Getting Stressed? Here's How To Support Their Mental Health
Forbes | Mar 2022

Managing a Panic Attack at Work
Harvard Business Review | Mar 2022

Help Your Employees Manage Stress With These 10 Tips
Forbes | Sep 2021

Tips for Individuals

Workplace Stress Management: 11 Best Strategies & Worksheets
Positive Psychology | Feb 2022

10 Ways to Combat Workplace Stress
Biospace | Dec 2021

Stress management at work, the only resource you'll ever need
BetterUp | Aug 2021


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