DID YOU KNOW STRESS AT WORK CAN EFFECT FAMILY BONDING?
Spending Quality Family Time – Even in Short Bursts – Can Reset Stress Levels to Normal
According to the American Institute of Stress, 48 percent of Americans say work stress negatively impacts their personal life, while 35 percent stress out about how much their job actually interferes with family time.
There’s hope! The remedy lies in a weekend getaway with your family. Vacation destinations that offer something for the whole family help strengthen bonds and reduce stress levels. You don’t have to go abroad to truly escape. There are plenty of fully immersive vacation experiences just a short drive away.
Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodward, PhD is an organizational psychologist and CEC certified professional coach who works with both private and corporate clients to develop management and leadership capacity as well as engaging and motivating employees. As a work-life expert Dr. Woody has appeared on The TODAY Show, LIVE w/ Kelly, and Fox and Friends among many others. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Miami, a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Springfield College, and a PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from Florida International University.
EMMY AWARD-WINNING TELEVISION PERSONALITY TOM BERGERON - “A CAPITOL FOURTH ON PBS”
This July 4th, America’s national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country’s 240th birthday as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes back Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) to host festivities.
Broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, “A Capitol Fourth” this year will also feature performances by: legendary Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson; platinum selling recording star and Grammy Award-winner Kenny Loggins; multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw; Award-winning country vocalist Cassadee Pope; actress and singer Amber Riley (GLEE), who is set to star in DREAMGIRLS THE MUSICAL on London’s West End; musical prodigy and classical crossover star Jackie Evancho; Tony Award-winning Broadway and television star Sutton Foster (YOUNGER, GILMORE GIRLS); and the cast of the smash hit Broadway musical “On Your Feet!” the inspiring true story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan; with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. Alisan Porter, the Season 10 winner of THE VOICE, will open the show with a special performance of the “National Anthem.” The concert will also feature special segments in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the USO and the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (more details to come).
The 36th annual broadcast of A CAPITOL FOURTH airs on PBS Monday, July 4, 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ETbefore a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network. The program can also be heard live in stereo over NPR member stations nationwide.