In the right amounts, pressure can help to sustain motivation, improve individual performance and drive results at work. But when employees lack the support to manage and control excessive pressure, it can quickly escalate to unmanageable levels of stress. If left unaddressed, this can lead to longer term problems that are harder to reverse.
Measuring Happiness is often discussed in the media. The theme never really varies. Is this happiness? Can we define happiness? Does this work for everybody? It's all so...unsatisfactory. People get bogged down in definitions, lose the big picture. So, allow me to turn away from happiness for the time being and look at the broader concept of wellbeing.