Workers experience post-holiday let-down

Tips to help employees bounce back
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 02/05/2007

After all that holiday cheer, January leaves most people dealing with leftover holiday stress. Most are struggling to adhere to New Year’s resolutions, are worrying about receiving post-holiday credit card bills, or trying to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

According to employee assistance program (EAP) provider Shepell•fgi, reports of mental health problems increased in January. Among others, reports of suicidal thoughts increased by twenty-seven percent and depression increased by seven percent in January.