A majority of Americans experience stress at work – from minor but ongoing frustration, to full-blown chronic anxiety. And that stress clearly has negative effects on health, including increased risk of heart disease, liver disease and gastrointestinal problems. Still, although for years we’ve ...
In a widely-circulated article this summer, Jynne Dilling made a radical proposition to American workers who take fewer and fewer vacation days, and feel increasingly guilty when they do: go beyond the sanctioned 2-week vacation and expand your time away to a full 3 weeks. As she points out, the a...
A lot of Americans wouldn't dream of missing medical appointments or their annual physicals. And yet those same individuals repeatedly compromise their health – and may even shorten their life-span – by skipping annual vacations! This lack of R&R can put us at risk of many ailments and diso...