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Mindful : June 2014
38 mindful June 2014 well-being Here are some statistics to mull over while considering Arianna Huffington’s assertion that today’s hectic lifestyle is not sustainable. Stress Distraction MEASURING WELL-BEING 69% Percentage of employees who repor t that work is a significant source of stress. And 41% say they typically feel tense or stressed out during the workday. (American Psychological Association) 18% to 24% Percentage of stress increase for women and men according to a Carnegie Mellon study of 6,300 people. The results showed increases in stress in almost every demographic category from 1983 to 2009. (Journal of Applied Social Psychology) 35% Percentage of employers offering stress reduction programs—up from 22% in 2010. (Aon Hewitt’s Health Care Survey of 800 medium and large US companies) $3.27 The savings on average medical costs for every dollar spent on employer wellness programs. (Harvard University) 7% Reduction in health benefit costs in 2012 at health insurer Aetna, following the initiative to promote yoga and meditation, according to CEO Mark Ber tolini. He also repor ted improvements to employees’ hear t rates and productivity. Approximately 48,000 Aetna employees have access to programs that incorporate mindfulness. 30 minutes Amount of daily meditation prac tice that a study suggests could help reduce anxiety, pain, and depression. (Johns Hopkins University) 7outof10 Propor tion of workers who have “checked out” or are “ac tively disengaged” at their jobs. (2013 Gallup Survey) 3,328 deaths The number of deaths nationwide caused by distrac ted driving in 2012, especially texting. (distraction.gov) 8% Reduction in single-occupancy, single-vehicle accidents following the passage of stringent bylaws outlawing texting. (American Economic Journal: Applied Economics) 80% Percentage of par ticipants at General Mills who took Janice Mar turano’s meditation program who said the training improved their ability to make decisions.