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Unemployment Stress

Unemployment Is Bad for Your Health

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Unemployment is not simply a minor inconvenience or a passing phase. Recognizing unemployment as a health factor -- both for mental and physical health -- and providing the services to help people cope can have long-lasting preventative effects.

Uh-Oh, Spouse in the House

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary M. Krebs

It's now been a couple of weeks since I was notified of my layoff, and I've recently been getting some vibes from my wife indicating that she doesn't exactly share all the positive feelings about my newfound freedom and creative ambitions.

The Gift of Being Laid Off

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 02.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary M. Krebs

You never think it will happen to you, but after a quarter of a century in the book publishing industry and having worked on countless bestsellers, I am now among the millions of unemployed Americans.