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Children under the age of six are at the greatest risk for crushing or burning injuries of the hand
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One fourth of athletic injuries involve the hand and wrist
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The personal costs of hand injuries are significant - it has a profound psychological effect on the individual
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Hand trauma is a global phenomenon
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In Australia, hands are the second most injured body part
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Most hand injuries occur to male manual workers #Psychology #Hand #Infographic #Idea #Injury

Family and spiritual activities at Christmas make people more satisfied, while the materialistic aspects of Christmas (spending money and receiving gifts) undermines wellbeing.
Ref. What Makes for a Merry Christmas? –Tim Kasser and Kennon Sheldon in the Journal of Happiness Studies, 2002
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Christmas can be stressful and psychologically tense, even in well-adjusted families. Contending with shopping in overcrowded stores and preparing for visits from extended family can cause discomfort. Added to this, family reunions can trigger a range of deep emotions such as jealousy, resentment, competitiveness and sibling rivalry. Instead of people feeling relaxed and joyful many feel stressed and exhausted.
MAD Warning - Don’t try and “cope” with family-related stress at Christmas by getting sloshed. If you are going to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Things are often said at when alcohol loosens tongues that are regretted later.
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Singing improves heart health with related benefits to overall health and is linked to improved longevity, stress reduction, and general wellbeing.
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The inability to speak normally in the presence of one's in-laws at the Christmas dinner table.
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An unyielding obsession with how many shopping days are left until Christmas.
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Studies show that the slower the tempo, the slower people walk through the store and the more they put in their baskets and the more they end up buying.
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