What is the source of your stress and who to seek out for advice on dealing with it by Roz Usheroff

Posted on September 22, 2014


Editor’s Note: Like love and marriage, stress and procurement do seem to go hand in hand at times.

For this reason I thought it would be worthwhile to share with you the following post from Roz Usheroff’s Remarkable Leader blog.

The Remarkable Leader

According to The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 80% of workers feel stress on the job, with nearly half indicating that they need help in learning how to manage stress.

For some, that management comes in the form of changing jobs. In fact 42% of employees change jobs due to stress. While this may seem like a solution, is changing jobs really the answer?

“Career choice is always a search for the self, and for work more fitting to that self” – Richard Bolles, author What Color Is Your Parachute?

Over the years I have counseled many people who, after making the change to a new job in the hopes of relieving stress and finding greater fulfillment, actually found themselves feeling greater stress than they did in their previous position.

Given that a change in work life such as dismissal or retirement, are ranked as being two…

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