Air Transport World

Relaxation for management in crisis.(odds & ends)

If you consider deep vein thrombosis a threat, what about your hypertension brought on by years of fiscal assault and battery? That's right, the airline manager community is an endangered species, a festering mass of suffering humanity, each on the verge of generating a blood clot the size of a small rodent that will shut down all autonomic body functions.

But we at ATW offer some relief in the form of exercises specially formulated to cleanse the worried minds of air transport executives, providing relaxation at least on a par with those pink pills your wife's sister's husband can get when he goes "south."

First, take a long, deep breath and exhale slowly. Focus on relaxing those tensed-up neck and upper shoulder muscles. …

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