When stress isn’t distressing

Workplace stress could actually be good for you – it’s just a matter of taking the right approach
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/07/2015

Just mentioning the word “stress” can be enough to summon the feeling — especially at the workplace. It’s something we dread, something that keeps us up at night, and certainly not something we consider helpful. 


“For years, I’ve been telling people ‘Stress makes you sick.’ It increases the risk of everything from the common cold to cardiovascular disease.