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Another way to protect your computer is to shut it down properly. Many people simply hit power button without shutting down machine first. This is a serious danger, as it can damage delicate circuits of computer. Run your computer through its shutdown system and wait until it either turns itself off, or it tells you that it is time to turn it off. This may not seem like a big deal to some, but it can damage your computer in long run.
Computer stress can also simply arise from sitting in front of silly thing so long that you realize you do not know what you are looking at any more. You know you need to get work done on silly machine, but you haven't gotten anything done and deadline is looming and you need more time, but there isn't any andů just slow down. If you are not getting anything done, they save yourself some computer stress by walking away. If you are at work, lock your screen and wander hallways for a bit. If you are at home, get up and go make yourself a sandwich or something. Just walk away and you will save yourself a lot of stress over something that is really not a big deal.
One of problems with living in computer age is, simply, computer. However, it is only a machine and you can learn to control it without it controlling you. Your computer is a tool no different than a hammer or a crowbar. So save yourself from computer stress and you won't feel compelled to use a hammer or a crowbar on computer that is supposed to make your life easier.
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