Informed by 10 years of Harvard research and field-tested by more than 6,000 clients and trainees, Melnick offers the following strategies to take your work stress … Here are 11 statistics about stress and what to do about it: Stress is a silent killer. Forty percent of U.S. workers admit to experiencing office stress, and one-quarter say work is the biggest source of stress in their lives. Work stress tops the list, according to surveys. Chronic stress at work can lead to burnout, a syndrome defined by the World Health Organization as including depleted energy, exhaustion, negativity, cynicism …

There’s plenty of research on the subject that shows that too much stress can have traumatizing health effects.