Professsor on “The 6 skills you can’t live without”

From: Huffington Post

Despite all the classes we take, degrees we get, documentaries we watch, most of us never get the word about a remedy as key to health and happiness as watching cholesterol or eating the right food. It’s the invisible cure for a host of our problems, from stress to obesity to loneliness. Stanford Medical School’s Mark Cullen found out what happens to people who ignore this over-the-counter tonic.

“They have no leisure skills,” said Cullen…

The link between leisure and health is plenty clear to researchers. A study by Tim Kasser, who heads the psychology department at Knox College in Illinois, found that as work time increases and leisure time decreases, health problems and negative emotions increase…