Take a Break for You – Having fun can be good for your health

For today’s overworked and stressed-out office workers and executives, this statement, silly as it may seem, is now more true than ever before.

Stress on the job leads to cardiovascular disease, back pain, and depression, and may contribute to workplace injury and ulcers. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the U.S. (NIOSH), “stressful working conditions are actually associated with increased absenteeism, tardiness, and intentions by workers to quit their jobs — all of which have a negative effect on the bottom line”.

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