Exams are always a big deal for any student. Be it a small test or some competitive exam. The stress level for every exam various and can be intense and it drives students to take extreme steps. Especially, without proper guidance, they are more afraid. Here are some basic tips to avoid a lot of stress during your exams:-
Skipping your meals can add up to your exam anxiety to a considerable level as your body will feel as dreaded as your mind. So keep eating, even in small quantities, but eat regularly.
Keep your body hydrated. Always keep a bottle full of water with you. A hydrated body indicates a hydrated mind. Hydration is necessary for your brain to function at it’s best.
Long, tedious hours of study makes a person dull and un energetic. Meditate for five to ten minutes daily to keep your calm. This will help you to overcome your sense of fear.
Plan your schedule according to the number of days you have in hand. Have a sense of achievement when you’re able to follow your schedule.
Do not skip studying even for a day. This will pull you out of the habit of studying regularly and will develop a sense of loss in your mind which is highly unwanted at this stage.
If you have any kind of problem or mental dejection, talk to your seniors and chalk out the solution.
Set small targets for each day. It can be completing a lesson or two, solving some algebra, etc.
Pat your back when you complete the target. Say, ” yes I can do it!”
Every student is different and each of them are differently adaptive. People might compare you with your elder siblings or with your friends but remind yourself that you are different, but not a poor student.
There can be a lot of problems which a student might be facing before his exams. You must always talk it out with your peers and relieve your burden.