Stress levels in the 21st century have increased significantly, so much so that stress has been called ‘The Health Epidemic of the 21st Century’ by the World Health Organisation. It has something to do with the Gen Y generation, the recession and increase in business demands, but also technology. Because of technological advances, it’s hard to actually become detached from work. A lot of people are now connected 24/7. Work-life balance is almost a distant memory.