Anger, anxiety weigh on government employees as shutdown continues

BY: DR. ANEES BENFERHAT (PHILADELPHIA) — The federal government’s partial shutdown is affecting an estimated 800,000 federal employees, many of whom will not be receiving their paychecks this weekend even as they continue to work. About 51,000 of those employees work for the TSA, including Brian Turner, a 27-year-old husband and father to a newborn baby. Turner is a TSA officer at Philadelphia...

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Know The Cause Of Your Anger

Believe it or not, the amount of anger you take has a direct impact on your health. Following a healthy diet plan and exercising regularly are important prerequisites for good health. But, none of these are going to show the expected results on your body if you are under anger. In fact, it may cause digestion problems, increase cravings and unexpected weight gain. Lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho,...

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Embrace The Power Of Gratitude for Anger Management

As we enter the holiday season, many of us may be feeling a little more angered than usual. Many of my executive clients are feeling the weight of a year filled with market pressures, increased competition, longer working hours and higher performance expectations. And at home, digitization and always-on technology have blurred the boundaries between our work and personal lives, removing the...

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Anger in new mothers causes lasting health risks, depending …

African-American women undergo more physical “wear-and-tear” during the first year after giving birth than Latina and white women, a consequence that may have long-lasting health effects, according to a study of a diverse group of more than 2,400 low-income women. The study in today’s (Friday, Dec. 14) American Journal of Perinatology involved women of diverse racial and ethnic...

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How I Handle the Holiday Anger

Holidays and anger seem to go hand in hand! The shopping, cooking, and travel can lead to pressure at this time of year. I love the holidays and spending time with family and friends. However, I do not enjoy all of the chaos and running around. I love to see the joy on my son’s face as he opens his gifts. However, I dread shopping. The mere thought of going to the mall during the holidays can...

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