Two researchers at Pace University here in New York compared results from dozens of studies of thousands of employees in 21 occupations to find which exhibit more stressors. Did fire fighters and police officers come out on top? No. Financial and business people did. We worry more about poor job fit, management problems, and work/home tradeoffs. Whereas police expect and even crave thrills.
With that in mind, here’s a couple thoughts going into your weekend:
“The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.” — Lily Tomlin
“Listen: We are here on Earth to fart around. Don’t let anybody tell you any different.” — Kurt Vonnegut