Article Review On Three Stress Busters

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Three Stress Busters By Rich Clarke | Submitted On April 11, 2013 Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook Share this article on Twitter Share this article on Google+ Share this article on Linkedin Share this article on StumbleUpon Share this article on Delicious Share this article on Digg Share this article on Reddit Share this article on Pinterest Expert Author Rich Clarke We live in a high paced, high stressed world. Most of us suffer from some sort of stress, myself included. Busy busy busy all of the time. Not even enough time to stop and take a deep breath and relax for a moment. Everyone working full time, longing for each day to be over so you can go home a rest, maybe with a glass…show more content…
This represented a physical stress. The second rat was subjected to environmental stress. It was put in a cage on the roof of the building in the winter, each time the rat was close to freezing to death, the experimenter took the rat inside and let it warm up a little and then placed the rat back up on the cold rooftop. The third and unluckiest of rats, was subjected to emotional stress. They placed the rat inside a cage with a hungry cat. The cat was on a lead which didn 't reach far enough for the cat to eat the rat, if the rat stayed in one place. Who thinks of these experiments!? In the interest of science and all that... The scientists measured the rats responses to the different types of stress and took samples from each of the animals, recording all the data. Which type of stress do you think was the worst? Have a guess... Physical - Environmental - Emotional This is what they found... The stress response was the SAME in all three tests. What does this mean to you and I? It means in a nutshell that you should not use a stress to reduce stress. Let me explain. I see so many stressed out people turn to exercise as a stress reliever. If you have emotional stress, let 's say from a job you hate or a bad relationship, and you then decide to go to the gym and train hard after work to make yourself feel better. You will leave the gym with an "exercise high" from the endorphins and feel great,
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