A recent Stanford University study concluded that more than 95% of all disease is created by stress. Considering the average amount of time we spend working, this statistic means that our working environment has the potential to influence both our health and our pre-disposition to illness.
From Striving to Thriving and From Stress to Performance
Increasingly, employees are experiencing stress at work. They may be trying to cope with too much pressure, long hours or rapid change caused by relocation, reorganisation, mergers and acquisitions, job-redesign and downsizing. The nature of employment has also changed, and the idea of a job for life has been replaced by an emphasis on performance, targets and profits.
Stress is now recognised as a valid Health and Safety issues. Litigation is on the increase and employers need to be aware of their legal duties. The Health and Safety Executive has acknowledged the need to enforce measures that reduce workplace stress and to make employers’ responsibilities explicit.
In order to maximise potential and to improve performance it is essential to deal with chronic stress. Employers are realizing that overstressed employees are inefficient employees and are turning to stress management and wellbeing intervention to tackle this problem.
I offer a range of services providing Creative Stress Management to address stress, emotional health and performance such as one-to-one sessions, coaching and workshops. Bespoke health events, presentations and training programmes are also an option. Often a few changes addressing the pillars of health can have a noticeable difference.
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