Don’t Let a Job Kill You - Issue #305

Listen now | A toxic work environment is terrible for your health. Did you know that a bad boss and toxic work environment might be worse for your health than smoking? People often joke around about how much they hate their jobs and managers. But, the stress is apparently no laughing matter. Researchers from Harvard and Stanford conducted a meta-analysis of more than 200 studies to understand the effects of stress in the workplace. Some of their findings: Worrying about losing your job makes you 50% more likely to experience poor health. Having an overly demanding job makes you 35% more likely to have a physician-diagnosed illness. This is why you need to be very intentional about choosing your next boss. 

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