All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. A stressed out, dull boy. A crabby, stressed out, dull boy. A strong candidate for a heart attack or stroke, crabby, stressed out, dull boy. Doctors pretty much agree that strokes or heart attacks are a bad thing. They’ll tell you to reduce your stress right away. How?
Well, one of the best ways to calm yourself is to pet a kitten or just watch them. But suppose you’re chained to your desk, finishing a knotty project with a rapidly approaching project. Your tyrannical boss is not going to take kindly to you unleashing a litter of frenetic kittens at the office. What to do? Copy the picture in this post to your screen saver. Just looking at this picture, from time to time, will by itself lower your blood pressure. And when your supervisor saunters slyly by, simply tap any key and the kittens will disappear.
You’ll be happier. You’ll be healthier. Download this picture. Do it now.
– Paul De Lancey, The Comic Chef, Ph.D.
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