Neighbours-from-hell noise is a legit proper form of torture. This is demonstrated by the distress seen in an open letter purportedly by a resident addressed to "#33-09 please stop being (swear word) neighbours" making the rounds on social media recently.
But with noise as a possible cause of cardiovascular issues and poorer work performance, according to the World Health Organisation, try to pick your battles. Noises I thought could be the worst - what I endured when I lived next to a block being constructed - were surprisingly bearable when I reframed them as something I pretended to have control over.
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