Aside from resting, excersice, playing sports, out of town, yoga, etc.. Did you know that playing video games can also helps relieve stress and tension?
Before i do play online games like ragnarok/cabal/dota/rohan and etc. that’s my past time and my daily habit after working for hours at the office.. Sieging for an hour, Killing players at PVP (parang ang lakas ko no?), aiming beyond godlike per game(malakas talaga ako.. hehee..) , Boss Hunting, Party Questing, Nation War, etc.. can relieve stress..
Recent studies by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Center for Mental Health and Media have shown that playing online games helps to relieve stress and tension from work.
So do you have a really stressful job? Does the mental fatigue take its toll on you day in and day out? The good news is that playing video games is a great stress reliever. It can actually help you relax and relieve some of the tension; after a quick gaming session you will feel less stressed and ready to tackle the next problem.
Online games come in a huge range of choices from simple games that do not require much concentration or mental effort to puzzle and strategy games that need you to shift from high stress to refocus on a game that completely engages your mind and thinking capabilities. Believe it or not, one quick game session can actual increase productivity levels. Read the rest of this entry »