April 30, 2012

Work BurnoutIn our times of busy working life, most women start thinking about their jobs and careers much more than they think about their families and private life. As a result, their work-life balance is distorted and most of today’s women suffer from severe work-related stresses. According to the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, up to 75 per cent of the most common diseases in modern world have something to do with increased work-related stresses and their consequences. “The workplace has become the single greatest source of stress,” Steven L. Sauter, an expert of the Applied Psychology and Ergonomics Branch of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, wrote in his book on analyzing the problems and possible public consequences linked to work-related stresses. Read the rest of this entry »