Thursday, July 10, 2014

political news makes you sick

That's what a new study says. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found 86% of those surveyed saying they've been stressed out in the past month. That's not surprising.

But the survey also asked about smaller, daily stressors — the little exasperations that can add up to a miserable day. And here something surprising emerges: Americans cited "hearing about what the government or politicians are doing" as the most frequent daily stressor on their lives, and at a substantially higher rate than the usual annoyances like commuting, chores and general schedule-juggling.
Maybe it's time for us all to unplug.

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