72% women feel Monday morning blues: Survey

According to the Fiama-NielsenIQ survey, women at the workplace are more stressed than men


Employers may have to keep in mind that a whopping 72 per cent working women feel Monday morning blues! Nine out of 10 women suffer burnout. A significant 64 per cent women are stressed about returning to the physical workplace.

These are figures revealed by Fiama’s Mental Well-being Survey 2022 in association with NielsenIQ.

Interestingly, one third of women feel their mental health is affected by how others perceive their body!

The survey reveals that 81 per cent millennials find the workplace to be the highest/strongest stressor for them. Stress at the workplace is caused by work pressure, bad bosses and a toxic work environment. One third of GenZ admits that body image issue has a negative impact on their mental health.

A significant 66 per cent people in Bangalore and 68 per cent in Mumbai admit that work-related stress is the major cause of concern. While 60 per cent of people in Bangalore will not seek help from a therapist, 27 per cent will approach a therapist basis a family or friend’s recommendation.

While 43 per cent Bangaloreans listen to music to destress, 36 per cent resort to yoga and 39 per cent to meditation. About 41 per cent people from Mumbai listen to music to destress, 28 per cent rely on yoga and 36 per cent on meditation. Six out of 10 Mumbaikars will avoid seeing a therapist, but one in three will seek help if recommended by a friend or family member.

About 66 per cent of Delhiites say that work causes stress. About 46 per cent of people in Delhi listen to music to reduce stress, while 39 per cent meditate and 36 per cent do yoga. About 71 per cent people in Delhi will not see a therapist, but 35 per cent will go for therapy if recommended by a friend or family.

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