Why Women Feel More Stress at Work

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Everyone deals with day to day stress- often times it reaches its peak in the workplace, however it is coming to light that professional women suffer from higher levels of anxiety than men. Learn more about the main causes of more than just wage equality within the professional workplace.

Key Takeaways:

  • Yet executive and professional women consistently experience more stress, anxiety, and psychological distress than do men.
  • Simply knowing about a negative gender stereotype can cause a woman to become subconsciously apprehensive about confirming the stereotype.
  • It is self-defeating for women to seek to avoid the effects of stereotype threat by trying not to be anxious, not to have feelings of self-doubt, and not to pay attention to negative gender stereotypes.

“Yet executive and professional women consistently experience more stress, anxiety, and psychological distress than do men.”

https://hbr.org/2016/08/why-women-feel-more-stress-at-work

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