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2012-06-12 07:23:51

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Trying to find a job during a difficult economic time. Working through relationship issues with family members. These are just a few examples of situations that can cause stress on an individual. A recent study by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers looked at who was affected the most by stress in the last few years; they studied adult stress levels between 1983 and 2009, and reported a number of findings based on the theme of stress. In the past,...

2012-05-23 23:03:18

Soothing Stress Relief Sounds review by AloeVera.com highlights all the details of this just-released music therapy product. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Soothing Stress Relief Sounds has just hit the market and a leading natural health website is breaking the product down in its latest review. The Soothing Stress Relief Sounds program is designed to treat stress and anxiety through music therapy. It also includes a package featuring several e-books that help participants understand...

Need Relief From Job Stress? Take Your Dog To Work!
2012-04-03 05:10:15

[ Watch the Video ] Google on Sunday unveiled the process behind their Canine Staffing Team or "Dooglers" program. According to the company website, the team looks for canine applicants with a “steady paw” that can demonstrate a history of “great teamwork within a business kennel environment.” Of course, Sunday was also April Fools´ Day, but Google is one of the many Fortune 500 top companies that allow employees to bring their furry companions to work, and...

2012-03-28 01:03:29

To curb employees' on-the-job substance use and intoxication, bosses need to do more than just be around their employees all day, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA). "It's only when employees think their supervisor knows how to detect substance use -- and is willing to do something about it -- that employees' drinking and drug use on the job decreases," explains Michael Frone, PhD, senior research scientist at RIA and research...

American Stress Levels On The Decline
2012-01-12 06:31:04

A newly-released study shows that Americans are under stress, but are finding better ways to manage it. The study Stress In America, published annually since 2006 by the American Psychological Association (APA), looked at 1,226 adults aged 18 and older living in the US. The study shows that stress levels in America are dropping. Stress levels are at their lowest since 2007 when the study started tracking stress levels. The study grades the level of stress on a scale of 1 to 10, where a...

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2011-08-25 13:49:51

  Concordia study finds visits to doctors has risen 26 percent among workers in high stress jobs Job-related stress is catching up with workers. A new study by Concordia University economists, published in BMC Public Health, has found that increased job stress causes workers to increasingly seek help from health professionals for physical, mental and emotional ailments linked to job stress. Indeed, the number of visits to healthcare professionals is up to 26 percent for workers in...

2011-08-03 13:07:00

DETROIT, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A group wellness program has been shown to significantly relieve pain and stress, and improve stress-related chronic illnesses, according to Henry Ford Hospital researchers. Henry Ford's Center for Integrative Wellness conducted on-site group wellness programs for local corporations to improve employee health and wellness, and found participants were able to reduce and eliminate chronic pain of all types, while simultaneously alleviating stress....

2011-05-03 07:15:00

LITTLETON, Colo., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, workers who report that they are stressed incur health care costs that are 46 percent higher, or an average of $600 more per person, than other employees. "Why is it that workplace stress is one of the most common forms of stress in our society today?" says Lauren E. Miller (http://www.laurenemiller.com), author of her newly released 4th book: 99 Things You Wish You Knew...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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