Night life is definitely a bash. Whenever region you go to especially in urban and metropolitan cities, there would always be a perfect place to hang-out, have fun, sing and dance, all night long. Filipinos are fun loving people. Be it an ordinary weeknight or in most of all weekends, Filipinos will always find a way to relax, unwind and party. There is this Filipino cliche ?Thanks God it?s Friday or Thanks God it?s Saturday? which means that after a long week a Friday or Saturday will be incomplete without a Friday or Saturday night party.
In the past when people went out they did not have a lot of fun. They did not really enjoy the company of the people supposedly hanging out with them. They were physically with their group, but mentally they own unhappy little island. They are too serious and touchy. They felt bored, agitated, and usually left for home before every one else. They were glad to get out of there because in the past there were limited place to hang ? out unlike today.
Most of the people living in Cabanatuan City are known to be hard working in their businesses, studies and other activities that bring stress to them. Stress is a part of man?s day-to-day living. Generally, we believed that stress is caused by our reaction to the external environment. The manner in which we perceive and understand the changes or any particular event can bring happiness and can cause stress to two different individuals depending on how they react to it. (Aquino, 2010)
According to the American Institute of stress, there are two kinds of stress: Eustress and Distress. Eustress keeps us alert, it motivates us to face challenges and drives us to solve problems. Distress results when our bodies over react to events; this can cause health problems. When student are asked to prepare a presentation, some may take it as an opportunity to expose their talents and to improve their weaknesses while other students may be troubled by it, this is stress. Our reaction to external events, can either be positive or negative depending on how we react on it. Johri said that ?it is the general wear and tear of the body machine that takes place due to extra demands put on it?. Some stress can be normal and even useful if you need to work hard or react quickly. For example, it can only help you win a race or finish an important job on fine. But if stress happens too often or lasts too long, it can have bad effects. It can be linked to headaches, an upset stomach, back pain or sleeping trouble. It can weaken your immune system making it harder to fight off diseases. If you already have a health problem, stress can make it worse. It can make you moody, tense or depressed. Your relationships may suffer and you may not do well at work or school. (Artis, 2007) Because of this, they want to have a good time and experience something new.
People tend to go to places in order to satisfy their needs for enjoyment and or amusement. In times of problems and crisis, it is essential somehow to forget or rather relax to something positive that will lessen the burdens of life. If we will compare ?Night Life? here in the province to Manila, the latter is more alive unlike here in the province there are limited place to hang-out. But, it is quite opposite in the reality. In fact if we will observe, people in Cabanatuan City are most fun - loving persons. They love to party and hang out and have a good time during night time together with their friends, loved ones, families, and their relatives. There are lots of places here in Cabanatuan City that will fulfill their desires for enjoyment or amusement like entertainment bar, disco bar, resto bar, KTV bar and others. It is important for a busy person who works the whole day and suffers stress to enjoy and relax. However, it is hard for them to find time for relaxation especially during day time so the only time for them to hang - out is during night time. It will be better and funnier for them to enjoy together with their family and friends while relaxing