Stress Management

Sound and noise are separate from each other. Sound is transmitted vibrations of frequency that stimulate the organs of hearing. Noise is any unwanted sound usually loud, unpleasant, unexpected, and undesired. Noise pollution is any unwanted sound that is troublesome or harmful to life, nature, or property.   Long-term exposure to noise can have damaging health effects.   Studies have shown that children living near air ports are at a higher risk for high blood pressure, cortisol, and other stress hormones. The noise can also impair the motivation, long-term memory, and reading and word skills of the children living near noisy airports (Straub, 2007). They also have difficulty detecting subtle differences in sounds.  

First identify the sources of stress for example emotions, thoughts, schedule, finances, work ect. Find ways to lighten the load of stress. Explaining stress as a bad day does not change it and can make the affects of stress worse. Changes in scheduling and thoughts can help reduce stress and prevent other sources of stress from becoming major sources of stress.   Analyze techniques previously used to deal with stress. Smoking, drinking, procrastinating, and zoning out in front of the TV are all negative ways of dealing or not dealing with stress.

Many studies demonstrate that regularly taking part in sustained moderate-level exercise can have significant health-protective benefits (Straub, 2007).   Exercising has a significant impact on minimizing stress full life events. Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, stimulates the nervous system, and releases hormones that can give an antidepressant or anti anxiety effect. “Researchers have found that exercise can moderate the effects of stress and help protect against disease” (Straub, 2007). There are many relaxation therapies such as meditation, yoga, massage therapy, acupuncture, deep breathing and visualization. These techniques teach clearing of the mind, stretching, but mostly take people to...