Travelling may Have Negative Impacts on Well-Being

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  February 19, 2014 at 2:50 PM Research News
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Commuting to work may have negative impacts on an individual's well-being, a new study revealed.

The Office of National Statistics study, which was a part of the Annual Population Survey, has found that commuting to work makes one "unhappy and anxious", the Independent reported.
 Travelling may Have Negative Impacts on Well-Being
Travelling may Have Negative Impacts on Well-Being
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The study conducted on 60,000 people has revealed that commuters travelling between 60 and 90 minutes a day "have lower life satisfaction, a lower sense that their daily activities are worthwhile, lower levels of happiness and higher anxiety on average than non-commuters".

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According to the study, each additional minute spent travelling on bus or train makes people feel slightly worse, up until the three-hour mark, when the negative effects drop off.

Source: ANI
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