In the wake of these losses, the mindset changed. What became paramount to the traumatized is simply to have a job with a steady paycheck, and to worry less about wages and the potential for raises. Someone out of work for a year—and who had difficulty making mortgage payments as a result—is more likely to take the first job he could get, try to hold on to it for dear life, and accept poorer wages because the alternative to not having the job is difficult to imagine. Seven years after the recession, Americans are quitting jobs at a relatively low rate despite the apparent abundance of positions. Out of fear or abundance of caution, they are sticking it out where they are, even if the pay is worse.
Back pain can be debilitating and life altering. It can affect your ability to move, sleep and even think. There are many causes of back pain, but remember that pain levels are not always positively correlated with the degree of seriousness. In other words, minor issues (such as an irritated nerve) can sometimes generate severe short-term pain, whereas life-threatening issues (such as a tumor) sometimes lead to minimal pain.  Try some common-sense home remedies and be aware of the signs and symptoms that warrant a trip to the doctor's office.