Stress in the workplace can seem inescapable, especially if your financial stability is tied to your paycheck - But according to a study from the American Psychological Association, workplace stress can give you more than just tension headaches or restless nights - it can actually decrease your life span.
Work is the second most common source of stress among United States adults, just behind money, according to the 2014 Stress in America survey.
Sixty percent of adults say their jobs are a somewhat significant or very significant source of stress, and experts say workplace stress affects us differently than other forms of stress.
As much as organizations don't like to admit it, there are bullies in many workplaces.
The Workplace Bullying Institute defines bullying as "repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons by one or more perpetrators."
This can include threatening, humiliating or intimidating conduct; workplace interference that prevents work from getting done; or verbal abuse.
"I believe the basic driver of bullying is to make the bully 'better than' the targets," said Chris Edmonds, author of "The Culture Engine: A Framework for Driving Results, Inspiring Your Employees, and Transforming Your Workplace" (John Wiley & Sons, Sept. 2014). "Bullying boils down to the bully's desire to have power and control over others in the workplace.