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DULUTH - Is your boss always hovering over you?
Have gossiping coworkers got you down?
Well a new survey revealed 3/4 of Americans are stressed at work.
"Yes, yes, vey stressed," said stressed out Bartender Aaron Gall.
A new survey revealed more than 70% of Americans like Gall are stressed by something at work.
"I'm stressed out right now, "said stressed out Telemarketer Jasmine Williard.
"But you still have to make it work cause you still have to be at work," said Gall.
The number one stressor is insultingly small paychecks.
"My rent is $600 so my check goes straight to rent so that's stressful I don't have any extra money," said Williard.
"I think people are a little bit scared to bring that up to their employer for raises," said Gall.
Following low pay Americans are irritated by commuting and an unreasonable workload.
"Just the fact that we have so much email now takes a lot of your day where we didn't have that before," said Financial Advisor Brian Liberty whose workload stresses him out.
Annoying coworkers was another stressor.
"Most of the people that are trying to be the boss are on the same level as you so that’s pretty annoying,” said Williard. “Like someone constantly telling you what to do and how to do it and you like you got the same position I got."
Coming in last is working in a job that is not your preferred career.
"Because of financial obligations or family and so on, there are no real alternatives," said Duluth Psychological Clinic Cognitive and Dynamic Psychologist Dr. Richard Duus.
Psychologists say in order to beat stress you should imagine positive thoughts and take deep breaths.
"If you can deepen that breath and bring it down into the lower abdomen as well as pausing at the top of the breath," said Duus.
So the next time you think that paycheck needs a couple of more zero's or your boss is micromanaging, remember just take a deep breath.
"I might, I can try it, think positive thoughts," said Williard.
Twenty-six percent of Americans surveyed said nothing stresses them out about their jobs.