Archive for June 12th, 2008

The death of vacations

| June 12, 2008 | 1 Reply
The death of vacations

More and more Americans are foregoing vacations, according to this statistics-laden article in Slate.com: Each passing year, more Americans view something that used to be an entitlement—paid time off—as an increasingly unaffordable or unavailable luxury. If John McCain and Barack Obama are serious about wooing working-class voters, they would be smart to pay attention to […]

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Exercise works as well as drugs to combat depression

| June 12, 2008 | 2 Replies
Exercise works as well as drugs to combat depression

A good friend of mine once told me to “lead with the body” when you are struggling with anxiety or depression.  Talking things out has it’s limits, he said, as do drugs.  It was my friend’s belief that exercising the body will often allow the mind to clear itself up.  It appears that my friend’s […]

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