April 17, 2000 (Kentfield, Calif.) -- For all our fantasies of winning the
lottery, sudden fortune can cause remarkable stress.
Therapist Stephen Goldbart, PhD, of Kentfield, Calif., says the newly rich
"feel cut off from their friends and family. They're suspicious of
investment counselors, afraid their kids will grow up spoiled or crippled by
the money. And they suffer from an identity crisis because at the ripe old age
of thirty-something they no longer have to go to work."
By Janis Graham
Winding down the pace of your life just a tad can make you happier and
healthier. Here's how!
The Hurried Woman Syndrome. The good news: If you can learn to rush just a
little bit less, studies show that you'll lower your risk for high blood
pressure, have better relationships, and live longer. And no, you don't have to
overhaul your schedule. "Slowing down just a few moments a day can be
beneficial to your health," says Frederic Luskin, Ph.D., coauthor of