Essay on My Favorite Thing That Doesn 't Change

2501 Words 11 Pages
Life is about changes, progression, setbacks and growth. One of my favorite things to say is that a setback is just a set up for a comeback. A very wise woman once said that “the only thing that doesn’t change in life is the process of change itself.” (Angelou, 2006) I strongly believe that we are more than a just a product of the environment and that it is not what happens to us throughout this life that determines our fate. More so, it is our response and our ability to think and govern ourselves accordingly that helps us migrate through this thing called life. After taking the Holmes-rache life stress inventory I realized that like most college students I am very stressed. (Rahe, 1967) With a reeking score of 400 I desperately need to find a way to destress my life. In this paper, I will identify my major stressors and define realistic techniques that I can implement into my daily routine to decompress my stress level.
Stress can seem like an inevitable fixture in life. Stress is defined as your body 's way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. When you feel threatened, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones, including adrenaline, and epinephrine, which rouse the body for emergency action. (King,2016) These hormones are only a few hormones that help to regulate the body’s sympathetic and parasympathetic responses. (Marieb, Smith, 2016) Fight or flight responses work with the nervous system to maintain a state of homeostasis within…

Related Documents