Hey Colorado: Are You One of the Most Stressed Out States at Work?
Stress is a component of every American life.
According to Recovery Village, 77% of people experience stress that is intense enough to affect their physical health. The majority of stress for Americans comes from work.
Do Coloradan employers value their employee's work/life balance? They do.
COLORADO IS ONE OF THE MOST STRESS-FREE STATES WHEN IT COMES TO WORK
Innerbody conducted a survey and ranked the top 50 states with the most stressful work environment. The most stressful states are Nevada, Mississippi, West Virginia, Louisiana, and South Carolina. It's interesting that 8 of the 10 most stressful states to work in are located in the south.
Colorado was ranked the 45th most stressful state to work in. This is great news. This means that employers are respectful to their employees. Indeed says the best ways to ensure that workers are stress-free are fair compensation, flexibility, and wellness benefits.
Of course, no state is immune to stress, and Colorado is no exception. Some of the factors that can contribute to stress in Colorado include the high cost of living, the competitive job market, and the state's rapidly growing population. However, overall, Colorado is a relatively stress-free state with a lot to offer its residents.
WHAT IS STRESSFUL FOR COLORADANS?
Innerbody conducted this research based on three components: work-related stress, money-related stress, and health-related stress. Research shows that Coloradans are mostly stressed about health. Meanwhile, Coloradans are least stressed about work.