Exams time can be really difficult for some kids. It is after all a test to determine the knowledge of the student after a whole year. However, these exams are not the test of your entire life and potential. Some people have a hard time with the exams because of the stress. This stress makes it hard to focus on studies as your mind is clouded with negative thoughts and emotions. To study well and perform well you must have a worry free mind. Therefore, it is really important that you know how to deal with exams’ stress and perform in the best possible manner. Let’s find out more about it. (Also read: How worrying too much impacts your health)
Plan your study routine
Most of the stress occurs from lack of a plan. When you haven’t planned out your studying routine, you feel overwhelmed with work and pressure. A simple way to avoid this problem is to make a study plan and stick to it.
This is the most common mistake that students make. They tamper and harm their sleeping routine in order to study more, but it actually harms them more. Your body needs sufficient amount of sleep to stay stress-free. So, make sure you get at least 6 hours of sleep. (Also read: How to start your morning in a stress-free manner)
Don’t compare your preparation with others
Every student has a different way of learning and grasping things. So, it is important that you don’t compare your progress with anyone else. Focus on being your own person and studying in your own way.
Don’t miss out on positive words in the time of stress. Give yourself a pep talk and think in a positive way. When you motivate your own self no one can put you down.
Talk to people about stress
People often try to mask the problem of stress, especially in case of exam stress. Instead of hiding from the problem, talk about the stress. Confide in a friend or family member and find help. (Also read: How art helps to fight stress every day)