5 Ways People Handle Workplace Stress

Workplace stress affects everyone. From getting nervous before a big presentation to feeling overworked — everyone has experienced a hard week in the office. Work-related stress tops the concerns of Ginger.io members — 73 percent — who report stress and anxiety as a challenge. But stress isn’t exclusive to the workplace.  

Our personal and professional lives are constantly colliding, meaning that stressed out workers aren’t just stressed out about work. Personal stress, like relationship issues, family problems and grief can all also cause employees to experience stress while they’re at work.  

In the infographic below, we use a combination of our own data and third-party research to highlight what causes workplace stress and the common ways people deal with and overcome it.