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The Economic Cost of Stress

Stress in the workplace is causing Australian employees and employers great concern. It has resulted in an upsurge of absenteeism and presenteeism which ultimately affected productivity and imposed a direct economic cost to employers. The Stress and Wellbeing Survey in Australia 2013 revealed that Australians had considerably lower levels of wellbeing and notably higher levels of distress and stress, and anxiety and depressive symptoms compared to last year. Interestingly, the survey revealed that older Australians, those that are 66 to 75 years old, have a higher level of well-being compared …
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5 Ways To De-stress To Keep You Healthy

5 Ways To De-stress To Keep You Healthy

While life can at times be overwhelming, there are a variety of ways to help you de-stress. Taking a little time for yourself can help tremendously with lowering your stress levels. There are many ways to de-stress without significantly altering your schedule. Here are five ways to de-stress that keep you healthy

Meditate
Meditation is scientifically proven to lower your stress levels by reducing your chance of heart attack or stroke, and it may increase your cognitive performance. Taking just 10 to 20 minutes a day out of your stressful schedule and …
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