Our work cultures are only as great as the people in them are. I believe with all the stressors of today’s technology, 24/7 response time, longer hours are making it more challenging for employees to be their best selves. In fact, I discovered through my research that 75 percent of Americans experience some sort of physical symptoms related to stress in any given month, and 73 percent experience psychological or mental symptoms, according to the American Psychological Association, Stress in America, 2012.

Pause and think about it. Three out of four people are experiencing stress at such a high level that it is having a negative effect on their health, relationships and work. Are you one of the three?

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