Preventing Work Stressors : a Unicorn or the Elephant in the Room?

Healthy Work Campaign
8 min readJun 5, 2019

by Marnie Dobson Zimmerman, PhD

United States of Stress

Everyday we hear more and more stories in the media about the stressed-out U.S. workforce. One in 3 U.S. workers report typically feeling stressed during a work day, while 3 out of 5 workers cite work stress as the most significant source of stress next to money. We work more hours per year than people in most other high-income countries, because the U.S. is one of the only countries that does not guarantee paid time off, and many…