“In the next 10 years, depression will rank second only to heart disease as the leading cause of disability globally. In Canada, the majority of absenteeism in the workplace is stress-related. Twenty percent of Canadian workers experience stress-related illness each year. High stress levels in the workplace can double an employee's or manager's risk of heart attack. Stress may also contribute to infectious diseases, heart disease, back pain, repetitive strain injuries and colorectal cancer.”
Wow. That sure is something to think about. If you're self-employed or have a stressful way to make a living, see what you can do to remove some of that stress. Your life might just depend on it!
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