Around half of European workers consider stress to be common in their workplace, and it contributes to around half of all lost working days. But stress is not only limited to work situations, the private lives can and often contribute to increased stressed levels. Like many other issues surrounding our health, stress is often misunderstood or stigmatised.
Some of the harmful effects of excessive stress on the individual are as follows:
Note: This article was first published on empowerment-gateway.com on 11 May 2015
Written by Laurinda Seabra