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June 14th, 2006 at 10:03 am

well …

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I recently went to a seminar on ‘wellness’ (it was a work thing) where there was a lot of talk about simple strategies to enhance the, well … “wellness” of employees in workplaces.
One of the strategies was simply to encourage people to exercise more. “Go and take the dog for a walk around the block after work”, they enthused. “You know ‘studies’ have shown that this can be as effective as taking an anti-depressant like Zoloft.” (Or words to that general effect.)
I had been waiting for a break in the seminar as I had to leave early in order to, among other things, walk the dog.
I had to laugh as I have been taking my dog for a walk around the block most nights after work for the last five years – and she’s been taking a quarter of a Zoloft tablet daily for almost as long.
The walks sure ain’t doing the dog much good! And as for my “wellness”? Well ….

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