There are stressors that exist in the world. The world can have both positive and negative effects, which can contribute to stress. Extreme temperatures, which cause irritation and can contribute to health issues, are examples of environmental stressors that we face. Noise also adds to agitation because it makes it difficult to hear the other person, and straining will affect the eardrums. Sleeping habits are affected by light and long periods of darkness. A variety of colors can induce fatigue. Natural hazards are also a source of tension in the environment. Such environmental stressors include mosquitoes, crowds, student conflict, poor air quality, and bland colors. To handle these stresses one needs to avoid areas the environments with the stresses or control them. With noise cause by human activities one can encourage the rooms to have sound proofs and also if people make noise one should encourage them to keep quite or lower their voices. Coping with temperatures one may need to have a fan to regulate the temperatures around. If one if affected by red or yellow color they need to avoid these colors or repaint with friendly color of majority choice. Air quality needs good air conditioning and if the conditioner is spoils repairs are to be done immediately. Darkness will always be controlled by having other sources of light including electricity. By regulating this stressors one can reducing environmental stresses subjected to (Mandler G, 1975)
This stresses lead to poor family relationships where one member is depressed in the family and cannot communicate the challenges leaving other family members worried. Also the environmental stressors may cause diseases which may be a burden for the members to treat them. Noise in the environment causes misunderstanding among members of the family also darkness disrupts family activities. In conclusion, environmental stressors need not to be a big problem in our social life because they can be easily regulated to create a good environment.
Mechanic, D. (1978) students under stress New York: free press
Mandler, G. (1975) Mind and emotion New York: Wiley