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Let's make health and happiness a priority this Labor Day!

Let's make health and happiness a priority this Labor Day!

September 03, 2023

As we approach Labor Day, it is essential to remember that it is more than just a symbolic end to the summer season. This occasion serves as a tribute to the tireless efforts of American workers who contribute to the economy and the country's growth. It all started on September 5, 1882, when the Central Labor Union of New York City organized the first Labor Day celebration. President Grover Cleveland recognized its significance and declared it a national holiday in 1894. Since then, every first Monday of September is dedicated to celebrating the hard work and accomplishments of American workers.

Work can be stressful and consume a considerable amount of our time, leading to burnout and affecting our personal lives. It's essential to strike a balance between our work and personal life to maintain our overall well-being. Achieving this balance requires time and effort, and sometimes, we may need assistance. Setting boundaries and focusing our energy can help us avoid burnout and increase our productivity.

Therefore, this Labor Day, take some time to prioritize your health and happiness. Use the long weekend to recharge and rejuvenate. Don't forget to celebrate the contributions of American workers and their impact on the nation's growth and prosperity.


1. U.S. Department of Labor, February 2004

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