Long Work Hours and Stress

Why Work More?

Some see the main benefit of long work hours as higher pay, others see it as an opportunity to show their commitment and increase their chances of promotion.


Long work hours have been recognised to be harmful to employees’ physical and mental health.

Psychological Reasons

Ambition, anxiety, guilt, pleasure, pride, the draw of immediate benefits, the need to establish our value, or an excessive feeling of obligation are some internal forces of overwork.

Release Stress

Sessions with Ananda’s certified therapists will teach you methods to overcome stress.


Lack of self-care, efficiency, work-life balance, anxiety, ignored relationships, substance use are signs of overwork.

Choose Other options

If stress, anxiety of work is causing suicidal ideation, choose to speak about it rather than do it.