RELIGION, SPORT AND LEISURE
Stress- The mental or physical distress caused by pressure or difficult circumstances.
SIGNS OF STRESS
Can't concentrate or make decisions
Loss of self confidence etc.
Act of relaxing the body and/or mind in order to become less tense.
Can be done in many ways for different people. Playing an instrument, meditation, video games, exercise or even going on facebook could be a form of revision for some people.
Buddhists have practiced this art for 1000's of years as a form of relaxation, getting in touch with deep feelings, freeing themselves of disturbing emotions such as hatred, anger, or jealousy.
-A persons free time when they have no work to do.
-Helps to prevent boredom
- Refreshes a person
- Improve someones enjoyment and satisfaction with life.
- Stimulates a persons creativity.
RELIGIOUS ATTITUDES TOWARDS LEISURE
All religions recognise the value of leisure and relaxation
They believe it gives believers a chance to practise thier faith
A religious believers free time could be used to go on a pilgrimage
Buddhists could go to Bodh Gaya the place where the Buddha was enlightened.
Christians could go to Jerusalem
Also some people who are not religious could go on a pilgrimage of sorts to a place that has great importance in their lives such as a historian going to Auschwitz because of their belief that they should know more about the Holocaust so they could document their feelings and increased knowledge about it.
BENEFITS OF LEISURE
- Relaxes the mind
- Can stretch the mind by making it do something creative.
- Improves fitness