Download file to see previous pages...
the past year and even greater number of Americans reported that their stress increased in the past five years (American Psychological Association 1). The nation is facing a stress epidemic. Though the awareness regarding the impact of stress on the physical and emotional health is on the rise, still a large number of Americans are reporting symptoms of stress. 42 percent of the Americans complain of irritability and anger (American Psychological Association 1). More than 35 percent of the Americans report that they feel fatigue, lack of motivation and interest owing to heightened stress (American Psychological Association 1). Besides, a significant number of Americans did report stress associated symptoms like headaches, change in appetite, and change in sex drive, upset stomachs, and insomnia. Many Americans have also reported eating disorders related to stress like lack of appetite, overeating and eating unhealthy foods. There seems to be a positive correlation between stress and unhealthy lifestyle that is not only deteriorating the quality of life of the people, but is also pushing them towards stress and lifestyle associated diseases and early death.
The term “stress eating” has almost become a common norm related to the contemporary life patterns. It has been reported that not only overeating causes stress, but stress also leads to overeating (Harvard Medical School 1). The hormones released by stress and the overall impact of high fat, sugary foods available in the market do push people towards eating more and becoming vulnerable to an array of diseases. According to the American Psychological Association, one in four Americans does rate one’s stress as being 8 or more on a scale of 1 to 10 (American Psychological Association 1). Many research studies have linked overeating and weight gain to stress. Stress has also been known to impact the food choices of people. Research has found that high levels of persistent stress do increase preference for
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
Melville has depicted various religious traditions. Sometimes he mocks some exaggerated religious views. He has used the blanket term Paganism in his novel. He wants to indicate that many times pagans are more ethical than Christian people. Melville is trying to denote the conflict in Ahab’s own religious beliefs.
The increasing amounts of tensions between the Northern and Southern parts of the United States led to significant reform measures aimed at reducing the disagreements between these regions. This essay argues that in the period leading up to the Civil War the United States Federal Government took significant measures to attempt to avert the national crisis brought on by slavery.
Therefore, although born with inherent goodness, the individual is not automatically good and must cultivate the embedded goodness. Self-cultivation is a learning process without which, the individual may fall prey to the evil external world. This paper discusses the East Asian conception of human nature and describes how the conception contributes to the maintenance of law and order in society at large.
The changes that have occurred have also influenced the people’s behaviors towards each other, their relationships, values, priorities and daily life procedures. The changes in the relationships of married couples, parents and their
Innovative programmes that weigh the costs of video conferencing against business travel, more restricted travel budgets, environmental demands, global plagues and more affordable (Davidson & Cope 2003),
Moby Dick is one of the most popular novels in American Literature written by Herman Melville. The author Herman Melville is trying to denote the between science and religion through this fiction. This continuous conflict is shown through the two major characters, Ishmael and
e” with a highly negative and controversial method by which people are defined by their physical features in relation to their actions in public more than anything else. It is because of the arguments pertaining to the use of the word “race” that social scientists were
Many intellectuals have used the public opinion in favor of their argument against the resource drain caused by ill-legal immigrants. LeMay (58) presents the same argument, “The anti-immigration sentiment, and particularly sentiment against ill-legal aliens, that