steps to overcome problems. If you find you don't understand some of
your course material, getting stressed out won't help. Instead, take
action to address the problem directly by meeting your teacher or
getting help from your classmates.
keep things bottled up. Confiding in someone you trust and who will
be supportive is a great way of alleviating stress and worry.
Remember, your parents are your best friends. They are the ones who
will be with you and support you through thick or thin. But, if for
some reason you cannot confide in your parents, find someone in whom
you can, preferably an elder like a brother or sister, a cousin, an
aunt or uncle, grandparents, or failing even this, a friend.
things in perspective. The exams might seem like the most crucial
thing right now, but in the grander scheme of your whole life they
are only a small part.
drink too much coffee, tea and fizzy drinks; the caffeine will
'hype' you and make your thinking less clear. Eat healthily and
regularly; your brain will benefit from the nutrients.
moderate exercise will boost your energy, clear your mind and reduce
any feelings of stress.
Try out some yoga, tai chi or relaxation
techniques. They will help to keep you feeling calm and balanced,
improve your concentration levels and help you to sleep better.