Stress Articles and Stress Management

A 2018 interview with Snowden about stress

A few key statistics:

Stress is epidemic in the United States and in most developed nations.  The Japanese use a term “karoshi”, which means death by overwork.  Stress costs US companies 10% of their annual earnings.  A typical employee with stress, back pain and depression missed nine weeks a year of work and can cost more than $5900 in lost productivity. (

80% of Americans are stressed and 50% need help managing it. Stress costs industry $300 billion annually. (Gallup) One third of all Americans are living with extreme stress.  The Bureau of National Affairs says that 40% of all job turnover is due to stress, and job turnover is VERY expensive for employers.

60% of work absences are due to psychological issues from stress and burnout. (American Psychological Assoc.) And 80% of all doctors’ visits are stress-related.

Fast Company says that 275 million workdays are lost each year due to stress.

Career Builder says 78% of all American workers are burned out- not just stressed.

Stress is linked to the six major causes of death: cancer, heart disease, lung diesasem accidents cirrhosis and suicide.

An expert on stress, Snowden McFall has done a meta-analysis of over 650 studies on stress, burnout and productivity.  She is frequently sought-after to speak on stress, women and burnout and is currently writing a book on women and overwhelm.  Her book Stress Express: 15 Instant Stress Relievers, shares the most meaningful of the research and practical tips and tools to overcome stress.

Stress Articles and Information on Burn-Out by Snowden McFall


Are You Burnt-Out? How to Heal and Get Fired Up! Again

Stress and Burnout Interview on

Stress and Burnout Investors Business Daily Article

Stress and Burnout Article Keymotes Newsletter National Speakers Assoc.

Take Snowden’s proprietary stress management test to see how close you are to burnout

Stress Management Tips

Other Studies and Articles on Stress Management:

Stresses of Single Parenting

The Cost of Email Overload

Overworked Americans are Not Taking Vacations

How to Identify Job Burnout

How Nature Can Heal Stress

Why We’re Exhausted: Stress and Social Media

Stress from Pinterest