April 29, 2009
Laugh Your Way To A Stress Free Life
In the era that we are living in, we foremost require the ability to sustain a positive outlook in order to think clearly and act wisely. World over, stress is one of the most talked about issues. Stress is prevalent not only in adults but also in youngsters these days. Doctors say that world over; the increasing sway of stress will lead to unhealthy individuals who will have shorter lives than their forefathers. Not only will it lead to shortening of the average life time but will also affect the quality of life we live. The reasons leading to such a scenario are many.
With the advancement in science and technology, what has also increased is the complexity of our daily lives. If we take the case of youngsters, first, lack of exercise can be cited as a reason for pro longed mental stress. The machines developed over centuries have made our tasks simpler on the one hand and on the other hand these machines only have introduced the concept of gaming, television, video games, etc. The time spent on these activities has drastically reduced the time that was earlier used for physical activities such as outdoor games. This is how stress and tension become a part of their daily lives.
Looking into the lives of the adults of this age, we find that the extremely demanding nature of work places is one of the major reasons why adults fall a victim to stress. They also face problems at home as they are unable to relax and spend time with their family members or children. There is an exponential increase in the number of people visiting doctors for cure of tension, high blood pressure, etc. This is a direct consequence of the stressful life style that has become integral to the present day life. There are, however, simple ways to get rid of this problem.
Stress management is a very simple as well as personal therapy. Besides exercising to release tension from the muscles, individuals ought to change their behavioral patterns. In order to be healthy, it is essential that one takes all of life’s difficulties in one’s stride and look at then from a positive outlook. Instead of constantly thinking that one has numerous problems, one should think what the solution might be. Another very important thing is to lead a simple life. With the increase in complexity and demands, people are unable to enjoy the resources at their disposal and get tensed about how to get more.
Laughing is the best medicine to every kind of stress.