Many in our rather workaholic society value material success, financial accomplishment and other signs of work-related achievement. We may accomplish much but do so at the cost of our most important relationships and our health.
What can we do to overcome society’s pressure to work harder and harder all the time, often at the expense of even a brief vacation?
Some studies show that many Americans don’t even use the vacation time to which they are entitled. We also see a growing problem of obesity in our country and it’s not just childhood obesity that is of concern.
What can we do about this for ourselves as individual professionals with significant work responsibility?
Carolyn Rosenblatt is an RN, Attorney and Consultant on aging issues for families with older loved ones and for those who work with elders. She spent 10 years as a nurse, mainly working with elders and their families. Her 27 year legal career involved representing individuals who were injured, sometimes as a result of nursing home neglect. She founded AgingParents.com in 2007, together with her husband, Dr. Mikol Davis, a psychologist focused on aging issues. She also focuses on healthy aging and leads by example, taking up the triathlon at age 63 and pursuing it to the present. She has been happily married for 32 years and has 2 grown children.
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