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Tornadoes, Taxes Coincide With Most Stressful Days of 2011
The most stressful day of 2011 was April 27, when one of the largest tornado outbreaks ever recorded tore through the southeastern U.S., killing more than 300 people and decimating entire communities. The next most stressful day was April 18, the income tax deadline.
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3 days ago by imaginaryfriend
‘Tax Day Deaths’: Why Do Car Crashes Jump Up on Filing Day? – TheBlaze
The traffic death rate on Tax Day — which usually falls on April 15 — was 6 percent higher than on other April days. That doesn’t sound like a lot, but lead author Dr. Donald Redelmeier said it means an average of about 13 extra deaths per day and amounts to about $40 million in annual losses to society.
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3 days ago by imaginaryfriend
10 Tips for Managing College Application Stress
Helpful list of ways to reduce the stress of #college #applications
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4 days ago by csrollyson
Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk—they come from families with money — Quartz
micro social safety net helps taking risks. see also what happens to your brain when living in poverty day to day. // And this is a key advantage: When basic needs are met, it’s easier to be creative; when you know you have a safety net, you are more willing to take risks. “Many other researchers have replicated the finding that entrepreneurship is more about cash than dash,” University of Warwick professor Andrew Oswald tells Quartz. “Genes probably matter, as in most things in life, but not much.” [...] “If one does not have money in the form of a family with money, the chances of becoming an entrepreneur drop quite a bit,” Levine tells Quartz.
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6 days ago by asterisk2a
Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal has a simple mental exercise for tackling student anxiety — Quartz
Stress can be debilitating, paralyzing, and generally bad for our health. It can also motivate us to get organized, try new things, and push to higher levels of achievement. Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist at Stanford, thinks we spend too much time worrying about stress and not enough harnessing it to learn and grow. “If I...
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6 days ago by xer0x

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