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Stress and Jobs

Health Magazine published a list of the Most Stressful and Least Stressful Jobs.  

The Top 10 Most Stressful Jobs: 

  1. Inner City High School teacher
  2.  
  3. Police Officer
  4.  Miner
  5.  
  6. Air Traffic Controller
  7.  
  8. Medical Intern
  9.  
  10. Stockbroker
  11.  
  12. Journalist
  13.  
  14. Customer Service/Complaint Worker Secretary Waiter

The Top 10 Least Stressful Jobs: 

  1. Forester
  2. Bookbinder 
  3. Telephone Line Worker
  4.  Toolmaker
  5.  Millwright
  6.  Repairperson
  7.  Civil Engineer
  8.  Therapist
  9.  Natural Scientist
  10.  Sales Representative

  11. Reference: http://cord.acadiau.ca/documents/StressFacts.pdf

The Worst Job

Careercast.com published a list of the 10 Worst Jobs of 2010. It’s based on 5 measurement criteria: stress involved, work environment, physical demands, pay, and hiring outlook. The worst job of 2010? A roustabout— a ... [Read More]

Reference: Andrew Strieber, "The 10 Worst Jobs of 2010," careercast.com

With All Your Might

The Reverend Martin Luther King, Junior, said, “If you sweep streets then sweep streets like Michelangelo painted. If you’re the best at what you do, even if it’s sweeping streets, the whole world will beat a path to ... [Read More]

Bach's Signature

The great composer Johann Sebastian Bach was a devout Lutheran. He wrote hundreds of musical pieces with a religious theme, and felt that baroque music and art helped protect people from doubts about God arising out o... [Read More]

Reference: The World Book Encyclopedia, 2003, “Bach, Johann Sebastian,” p. 16

The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party was one of the key events that led to the Revolutionary War in America and ultimately to the birth of the United States. You’re probably familiar with the basic facts: American colonists dressed u... [Read More]

Reference: John Ferling, Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free (Bloomsbury Press, 2011), pp. 36-41