31 August 2009 ? According to an annual study conducted by Forbes magazine, Chicago is the most stressful city to live in for the second year in a row with Los Angeles and New York coming in second and third. The study takes into consideration the housing market, unemployment, cost of living, air quality, number of sunny days, and population density. Another factor in Chicago is the traffic. According to Stephen Dinwiddie, M.D., a psychiatrist at the University of Chicago, Chicagoans need to manage their stress by balancing home and work. His suggestions are easily accessible activities like going to the beach or a Chicago Cubs game. Most likely the cold, dreary, rainy summer and the Cubs performance has added to the stress levels to most of us that live here. He probably picked the worst two worst activities for 2009, but there are hundreds of other ways to in which to relax and have fun by exploring Chicago.Email This Post To a Friend.
Chicago Nation’s Most Stressful City for Second Consecutive Year
August 31, 2009
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