In today’s world, we have information coming at us constantly from all directions. An active mind gets tired just like an active body. Including time to quiet your thoughts and letting your mind rest is part of maintaining mental health and keeps you at the top of your game. Rest and relaxation reduces stress and improves overall health. It can also help with weight control, improve athletic ability, sharpen imagination, help your immune system and improve your overall mood.
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"Research shows that after you take a mental time-out, you are better at creative thinking and coming up with solutions and new ideas, and you feel more content."
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Sixty percent of Americans say they feel anxious thinking about their personal finances.1 Living paycheck-to-paycheck, dealing with unexpected bills, and working to pay down debt are among the top financial stressors and primary reasons why most people reporting high levels of financial stress say they’re distracted at work.
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