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Women experience more workplace stress than men


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By Debbie Mandel for Intentblog.com

Intentblog

 

 

While the workplace can be a seething cauldron of stress for both genders, women tend to experience the following work-related stress symptoms like, short-term memory loss, lack of clarity, suppressed anger, fatigue and weight gain. A Wall Street Journal article, “Office Stress: His Versus Hers” by Lauren Weber and Sue Shellenbarger asserts that women suffer more stress than their male counterparts at work.

Why? This finding makes sense as in my stress-management workshops I have found that: Women feel stress more intensely than men as they tend to get stuck in a stress loop replaying the same theme. Also, they adhere to an endless to-do list with little time allocated for personal relaxation and fun. In other words, they are crazy busy.

 Keep reading for tips on how to reduce work stress…

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