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Many American workers plan to change jobs in coming year
Work stress related to low salaries, long hours and a lack of opportunity for growth and advancement has increased since the start of the pandemic. More than 40% of workers plan to switch jobs in the coming year, which could impact many industries already facing labor shortages.
Overeating is not the primary cause of obesity
Almost all of us added an inch or so to our girth during the lockdown. But adding a bit here and there is not the same as obesity and most of us will be able to pare ourselves down when the lockdowns end. However, statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that genuine obesity affects more than 40% of American adults.
Older adults across the globe are more willing to help others
But they will prioritize charitable organizations operating within their own country. As foreign aid budgets are cut, there will be an increasing reliance on global charities. Understanding the giving preferences and inclinations of different age groups could be extremely important in planning campaigns and appeals.
87 nation study shows simple intervention helps build emotional resilience
Known as reappraisal, the strategy consistently reduced negative emotions and increased positive emotions, helping ease the emotional toll not just of COVID but of the plethora of other stressors of modern work and life generally.
Spouses really are together in sickness and in health
When it comes to marriage, the adage "birds of a feather flock together" is relatively true. We gravitate towards people of similar social class, educational background, race, weight, height and personality traits. Spouses have a high degree of commonality in not only lifestyle habits, but body shape, blood pressure, and even incidences of some diseases.
Managing COVID Anxiety
Everyone in today’s uprooted world needs to find areas of their lives in which they can take charge and which will give them a sense of empowerment and enhance their sense of safety. Even for those who seem most secure, taking functional (i.e. not manipulative) control of your relationships is imperative.
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