Cheers to Jeers

Cheers to … taking a sick day. A Kansas woman who bought lottery tickets to cheer herself up when she wasn’t feeling well had the right idea, winning $50,000 off one of the instant scratch tickets.

Jeers to … the Christmas blues. Psychologist Linda Blair told NPR that making employees listen to Christmas music is a drag on productivity, suggesting that those not in the holiday spirit exert energy trying to ignore the music.