High Tech Worker Study Shows Optimistic Disposition Helps Reduce Stress Levels

In 2002, Carleton University ran a survey to look at stress among tech workers – “Coping with Job Uncertainty : A Survey of Employed and Unemployed High Technology Workers”.   The report identified numerous interesting results, however the one that I found particularly noteworthy was the fact they found that people who have an optimistic predisposition have a natural buffer against stress.    In fact, the more optimistic one’s nature, the less stress they reported.

The full report is available here.

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