Our frequent contributor, Angela Civitella, draws on US data presented by the American Institute of Stress to show statistics in the US that are troubling. For example:
If we adjust those figures in proportion to individual national populations, the findings are still just as worrisome wherever you happen to be.
Angela points out that November 3 is National Stress Awareness Day, and that this is a good time to evaluate how stress impacts you at work and in life. Angela says that one of the biggest challenges that she hears from her coaching clients is that stress builds quickly, especially when there is too much going on and they are forced to make decisions at a moments notice.
So, next time you find yourself in this situation, stop and remember these 7 tips to better decision-making when you are feeling stressed out.
Here is Angela Civitella's advice …
1. According to an email from Angela Civitella.
2. Or "was" at the time of this writing.