Workplace stats:



53% of Americans are currently unhappy at work.

58% of managers say they did not receive any management training.

58% of people trust strangers more than their own boss.

79% of people who quit their job state it is due to “lack of appreciation”.

Americans did not use 50% of their vacation time in 2017, The main reason being fear of falling behind., By David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom March 8, 2018



US Businesses lose up to $300 billion yearly as a result of workplace stress.

Only 43% of Americans think that their employers care about their work-life balance.

Work related stress causes 120,000 deaths, also costs $190 billion in healthcare annually, by Milja Milenkovic September 23, 2019

2.4% of employed working Americans had voluntarily quit their job by the end of July 2018. The last time this rate was this high was in April, 2001.

30% of job seekers leave within 90 days due to either the job not being what the expected, having a bad experience, or there was a problem with workplace culture. by Kaytie Zimmerman 11/11/2018

Estimated costs of employee turnover are:  entry-level position at 50 percent of salary; mid-level 125 percent of salary; senior executive over 200 percent of salary by Bill Conerly ,8/12/2018

Self  advancement stats

The self help industry in 2016 was worth $9.9 billion, projected to jump to $13.2 billion by 2022. by John LaRosa , 10/11/ 2018



Complimentary and alternative medicine is projected to jump to $210.81 billion by 2026

AP News, April 6, 2019



Self Improvement books are an $800 million market, growing 6% each year, John LaRosa , 10/11/ 2018



Since 2012, the number of people practicing meditation has tripled, and is almost as popular as yoga in the US, 6/24/2019

Earth Environment Stats

Plastic is a major contributor to climate change. Chemicals derived from fossil fuel production are used to make more than 99% of plastics, January 28,2019


Carbon Dioxide is up 413 parts per million

Global temperature is up 1.9°F since 1880 home page


Greenland & Antarctica are melting 6x faster than in the 1990’s, 6.4 trillion tons of ice in 3 decades

By the year 2100, this could cause flooding affecting hundreds of millions of people. March 16, 2020


The worlds oceans have warmed 0.135°F higher than the 1981-2010 average.

This averages 4 Hiroshima bombs worth of energy entering the ocean every second for the last 25 years, by Kristin Houser January 14,2020

Scientists found 28 undiscovered viruses that were trapped in a melting ice glacier from more than 15,000 years ago

Popular Mechanics, by Jennifer Leman January 23,2020