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.

Forbes.com, By David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom March 8, 2018

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidsturt/2018/03/08/10-shocking-workplace-stats-you-need-to-know/#3da14059f3af

 

 

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

stress.org, by Milja Milenkovic September 23, 2019

https://www.stress.org/42-worrying-workplace-stress-statistics

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.

Forbes.com by Kaytie Zimmerman 11/11/2018

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kaytiezimmerman/2018/11/11/heres-why-employees-are-quitting-more-than-ever-before/#47976713d5e

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

Forbes.com by Bill Conerly ,8/12/2018

https://www.forbes.com/sites/billconerly/2018/08/12/companies-need-to-know-the-dollar-cost-of-employee-turnover/#78cb074dd590

Self  advancement stats

The self help industry in 2016 was worth $9.9 billion, projected to jump to $13.2 billion by 2022.

marketresearch.com by John LaRosa , 10/11/ 2018

https://blog.marketresearch.com/the-10-billion-self-improvement-market-adjusts-to-new-generation

 

 

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

AP News, April 6, 2019

https://apnews.com/Business%20Wire/f6c91edc01294b1ab15970ff13e9e8e7

 

 

Self Improvement books are an $800 million market, growing 6% each year

marketresearch.com, John LaRosa , 10/11/ 2018

https://blog.marketresearch.com/the-10-billion-self-improvement-market-adjusts-to-new-generation

 

 

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

thegoodbody.com, 6/24/2019

https://www.thegoodbody.com/meditation-statistics/

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

Friendsoftheearth.uk, January 28,2019

https://friendsoftheearth.uk/plastics/how-is-plastic-made

 

Carbon Dioxide is up 413 parts per million

Global temperature is up 1.9°F since 1880

Climate.nasa.gov home page

https://climate.nasa.gov/

 

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.

Climate.nasa.gov March 16, 2020

https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2958/greenland-antarctica-melting-six-times-faster-than-in-the-1990s/

 

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

Sciencealert.com, by Kristin Houser January 14,2020

https://www.sciencealert.com/the-ocean-is-warming-at-a-rate-of-5-atom-bombs-per-second-says-study

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

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a30643717/viruses-found-melting-glacier/