Stress Kills

I just finished my ideology exam today, it was a long two hours.

You know that feeling your eyes get when you’ve been concentrating for so long on something and they just go cross-eyed? It’s like whenever I take a biology or chemistry exam, no problem; but when it comes to a literature arts exam such as English or Socials where critical thinking is the key to success, my brain bogs the hell out.

Not to mention that leftover wait time you must sit through before leaving if you finish early, God that’s the worst – tickticktick.

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I strongly believe in personal time, you know; that time you can take to relax for a bit. Go for a walk, exercise, go swimming, breathe. Let go of all the stress for at least five minutes tops. I’m going to the beach with a besty; Kaela in about an hour, gonna sit off, have a few beers, talk and most importantly let go, despite having my last diploma exam on Thursday.

I think one of the key problems in the world today is that everyone has become way too focused on the gas pedal, people do not realize how stressed they are until they sit down and take a break for a second. It’s one of the reasons why I do not want to have kids, could you imagine how much homework they will have?! Just think about it… our parents’ education levels didn’t even come close to competing with the educational standards we have today, with the rise of technology on the continuum, I’m really gonna feel sorry for the next few generations to come. There’s no doubt about it, stress kills. It raises your cholesterol, get’s your blood boiling, and most importantly – lowers your immune system, which can cause lists of different types of cancer and diseases.

So I dare you, go outside and breathe, take a break for just a few minutes and enjoy the brighter side of life.

And don’t forget your beer.