How to manage stress during exams

How to manage stress during exams

How to manage stress during exams

Does exam stress frequently affect your grades?

If so, you’re in the right place.

Little stress before exam is good because it keeps you on track but stressing too much leads to anxiety and depression. Therefore it’s important to manage things to dodge stress during exams. Here are some handy tips that can help you to manage exam stress.

Get Organised

It’s important to organize things before the exams for that you have to make checklist and put deadlines in it, so you can priorities and start working on the most important thing first. Pile up the things in a neat and tidy way so you can focus more.

Take Frequent Breaks

This is the key. It’s not productive and healthy to study for straight 2 to 3 hours, it’s better to step back and take frequent breaks. It’s important to give your mind some relaxation so you can come back feeling ready to go.

Reduce your phone usage

According to Researches, overuse of mobile phones not only causes stress, but can also have a negative impact on your mental health. Try to avoid usage of mobile phone and turn off all the notifications and check your social media feed once or twice a day.

Get enough sleep

Sleep is a powerful stress reducer. During exams try to follow a regular sleep routine as it calms and restores the body, improves concentration, regulates mood, and sharpens judgment and decision-making. Don’t stay awake late night for revision because it simply isn’t productive at all. Try to sleep and relax your mind so it can function better during exams.

Listen to quiet, calming music

Do you know music can boast up your mood? Music has a unique link to our emotions, and research has found that it can be used as an extremely effective stress management tool. Listen to calm and soothing music as it relieves stress and distracts you from worrisome.

Take a short walk

For a moment leave your studies behind and go for a walk to get some fresh air and distract yourself from hectic schedule. Taking Short walks during revision improves your mood and ability to perform better. Walks are beneficial for health and it also eliminates negative thoughts.

Surround Yourself with Supportive People

When we surround ourselves by good and supporting people, it gives vibes that we are surrounded by life. We’ll be less stressed and be more gleeful in daily things. These supportive people encourage you to do better and give out more positive vibes which actually helps us relieves our stress. So from now onwards, make a commitment to start spending more time with the good people in your life.          

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