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3 Ways that Technology Can Help Relieve Stress

Many argue that technology has greatly contributed to their high levels of stress. The truth of the matter, though, is that technology has spoiled us. We have come to think that everything must be done quickly; since, for the most part, that’s what technology lets us do. Unfortunately, there are so many times that technology fails us that some would argue it has actually caused more stress than good. Those who know how to utilize the positive characteristics of technology can testify, though, that it really can work to relieve stress.

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1. One way that technology can help to relieve stress is by purchasing meditation audio. Meditation is a proven method for stress relief. It has been practiced for centuries with very high rates of success. In the past, before this amazing technique was available via technology, one had to work extra hard to put themselves in a meditative state. Now, with the availability for meditation audio, which can be downloaded right to your computer, practicing meditation to relieve stress has never been easier.

2. There are countless ways that people have learned to deal with their stress. It is needless to say that some methods are less healthy than others. While some people practice unleashing their pent up emotions on anyone who is around them, still others use technology to channel their negative energy into positive energy. One way to do this is to invest in computer games that are literally designed with stress relief in mind. There are several available for download right to your computer, which means it is a method that can be utilized by anyone with internet access.

3. Another highly recommended form of using technology for stress relief is to utilize the services of a heart rate monitor to train you to control your stress levels. It’s the new rage, these days. Software programs have been designed to sync with heart rate monitors to collect pulse data and literally train users to manage stress in positive ways. Indeed, with the amazing advances in technology today, it is quite safe to say that technology can greatly help to relieve stress for anyone.

Author:- Eric Rea is a college student who loves sports, blogging, and social media. You can find his unique articles at www.ericrea.com

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  • Eric

    July 2, 2010, 2:45 pm

    These are good three ways but I personally think that we have been brainwashed to thinking that technology causes stress.

    If you get yourself organised and figure out how to use technology better then things would be better. That’s just my opinion.

    What do you think?


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