October Stress Reading

October Stress Reading

Lauren Hendershot, Journalist

When the papers pile on and the big game approaches, a lot of us turn to stress eating – but have you tried stress reading? Instead of consuming salty chips and mac & cheese, you are consuming a salty experience and cheesy narratives. This month, take a deep breath and let all of your anxiety go because we have just the thing to make you laugh. Get ready to enjoy a few truthful narratives by anonymous sources:


“When I was in first grade my parents received a note from my teacher. Of course they were worried, but they could never have guessed why I was in trouble. To their surprise, I had been chewing the computer cords, and now they had to pay for them.”


“Remember when we kept all of our school supplies in our desks? Well one time we were reorganizing our books. To be cool, I hung off the edge of my desk and started to swing back and forth. All of the books slid out and fell on my head. “Looks like you’ve gotten a head start on reorganizing,” my teacher said.”


“My family and I went out for pizza one night. During a trip to the bathroom, I got locked in. I was stuck in there for a whole thirty minutes. The door just wouldn’t pull open! Turns out it was a push.”


And as always, a helpful quote to get you through stressful times: 

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”

-Groucho Marx


(If you want your story or stories in “Stress Reading” please contact [email protected]. Thanks for reading!)