(Gallup) When Americans Use Their Strengths More, They Stress Less

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The more hours per day Americans get to use their strengths to do what they do best, the less likely they are to report experiencing worry, stress, anger, sadness, or physical pain "yesterday." Fifty-two percent of Americans who use their strengths for zero to three hours a day are stressed, but this falls to 36% for Americans who use their strengths for 10 hours per day or more.

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Posted September 30, 2012 at 12:35 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Terry Tee wrote:

I was baffled by what ‘strengths’ could mean.  When I clicked on the hyperlink it led to a commercial site.  This whole story reads to me like (a) something about nothing and (b) stating the obvious and (c) pabulum.

September 30, 6:28 pm | [comment link]
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