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What if stress weren’t such a bad thing in the end?

What if stress weren’t such a bad thing in the end?

Do you have a stressful job? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), you are just one of the 10% of the world’s adult population who suffer from this problem. What’s more, in industrialized countries the figure is considerably higher. In the United States, for example, 43% of workers are estimated to suffer the effects of stress, and a million employees miss work every day because of it, according to …

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Good sense of humour, better health

Good sense of humour, better health

‘Good sense of humour, better health’ could well be the watchword for the times we are living in (and for any times, come to that). We’ve all intuitively felt the benefits of being able to see the funny side of things at some time in our lives, and scientific research has now confirmed this to be the case: having a good sense of humour is good for our health. Work done at the University of …

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