Stress is a Choice

I’m always impressed by Rex Stout’s Archie Goodwin. There are a lot of impressive things about Archie: his easy appeal to the opposite sex, his perfect rejoinders, his endless patience with Nero – but the thing that impresses me most about Archie is his ability to go to sleep the second his head hits the …

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Stop Feeding the Demon

Just after Thanksgiving, a manager told me that one of her employees had to go on short-term disability to get mental health care because the election results upset him so much. The punchline was that, when the manager called Human Resources to arrange for the STD, HR said this was the third case that week. …

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