A Beginner’s Guide To Mindfulness To Improve Your Body, Mind, and Spirit in Times of Chaos. Stress and Mental Illness is a Serious Issue in America. According to the American Institute of Stress, 83% of US workers suffer from work-related stress. This then causes US businesses to lose up to $300 billion yearly as a result of this stress.
But workplace stress is not the only area where Americans are suffering. Nearly 1 in 5 American adults will have a mental health diagnosis in a given year.
Even more shocking, 46% of Americans will classify under a diagnosable mental health condition during their lives, and half of those people will develop the conditions for the mental illness as early as the age of 14.