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Papal advice on overwork

Holidaying Pope criticises overwork - The Herald

Words of wisdom from the vacationing Pope:

During his traditional weekly appearance to bless the faithful, Benedict XVI quoted from writings of St Bernard in the 12th century meant for popes of his time on the subject of overwork.

The saint advised pontiffs to "watch out for the dangers of an excessive activity, whatever... the job that you hold, because many jobs often lead to the 'hardening of the heart', as well as 'suffering of the spirit, loss of intelligence'," Benedict said, quoting St Bernard.

Desi Blah » Overwork makes the spirit suffer, says Pop's picture

[...] Anyone up on matters...

[...] Anyone up on matters of productivity, overwhelm and overload knows you’re smartest and most effective when you’re calm, relaxed, not nursing an early heart attack brought on by stress and preferably just back from a long idle vacation in the Italian Alps. If your heart’s feeling a bit harder than usual, be sure to give yourself a restful weekend with nothing to do. — Gina Trapani Holidaying Pope criticises overwork [The Herald via 43 Folders] [...]




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