Essay about Technology Makes Life Less Stressful

1184 Words Jul 28th, 2010 5 Pages
Technology Makes Life Less Stressful Do technologies really make life less stressful? Yes, in fact I think that life would be a lot more stressful without them. Think about it, there are so many things that we use every day that without we would have no idea how to manage. The more technology advances the more it helps make our lives easier, further our understandings of who we as humans, and keeps family and friends closer. These are only a few of the numerous ways technology and less stress go hand in hand, without which we would still be beating on our chests and living in caves. Our technology and the strive to further that technology are what helps our lives become better and more sophisticated. There are critics that …show more content…
No one could figure out a way to cook unless it was on a barbeque, and most only knew how to cook meat on it. Or how about transportation, originally there was only walking and horseback now we have horsepower in our cars. I don’t know anyone who thinks that their car is not needed, and if that car is gone they stress out and don’t know how to function. My husband had an accident with our second car, and there is a ton of added stress because of it. After the accident, just getting to and from the hospital was an ordeal, plus we still had to figure out way for him to get to and from work. The stress levels were so high already and then with all that added they got even higher. Not to mention the fact that the second was a truck and I drive a Mustang, so now have to borrow a truck, in order for anything big to be moved to or from the house. Technology has helped our lives become so much easier that we don’t even realize it until it is taken from us and then adding extreme levels of stress. Finally, we have the fact that with technology we have furthered our understanding of mankind. We now know more about where we came from, how our body works, and new ways to help cure us when we are sick. From over the counter drugs to CAT scans, technology has advanced healthcare in ways that ancient doctors could only imagine. We have found effective treatments for such

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