Stress: an inevitable, ever-present fact of workplace life. Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. It affects people of all ages, genders, and circumstances.
While it has a negative connotation, stress can be a useful motivator that helps you meet daily tasks and overcome challenges. Stress becomes a problem when there’s too much of it present in one’s life. When this happens, negative effects can arise, such as a weakened immune system, depression, anxiety, and even heart disease. With all the time people spend at work, it’s unsurprising that people name work the greatest stressor in their life.