As exams approach, students start worrying resulting in stress and thus affecting the preparation and results. This leads to cheating in exams by students which ruins their entire life.
Take life easy and watch this funny video on how cheating gives more stress and spoil lives. Thoda haso aur hasao and sath sath prepare for exams. Zyada tension nahi lene ka.
Here are a few tips for dealing with exam stress-
1. Study routine – Prepare your schedule such that other activities like recreation, meals, and proper rest are included in it. This will help reduce the burden of studies and you will be able to concentrate effectively on preparation.
2. Help from family and friends – If you find something difficult during preparation or lack of understanding in any subject, then you should always ask for help from teachers, friends, and elders for a proper guidance. Not asking things or taking help increases chances of poor performance.
3. Drive away negative thoughts – While studying, if negative thoughts creep up in your mind then you need to take a break. Discuss such thoughts with your friends or elders so that these can be stopped.
4. Physical and Mental Fitness – Exercise acts as a good stress-buster and it is very good for students as it helps fight stress and laziness during preparation. For mental fitness, students can take help of meditation or soulful music.
5. Healthy snacks – For some students, taking breaks for munching on snacks works as a stress-buster. However, students are advised to eat healthy snacks like fruits, bread/sandwich (without cheese) with veggies. Students must avoid any sugary, cheesy or sticky snacks as these induce laziness and sleep. Consume energetic, refreshing drinks, fruit juices, lemon water, coconut water, or homemade fruit milkshakes. Avoid caffeine based products like coffee, tea, soda, protein shakes etc.
6. Get enough sleep – Don’t sacrifice your sleep for studies presuming that giving up sleep would provide your extra time to study. In reality, not getting enough sleep reduces a child’s ability to retain information and concentrate. They tend to fall asleep during studies and feel lethargic all the time.
7. Set realistic goals – Students need to define and set their exam goals as per their capabilities. Setting a high expectation and unattainable goals put pressure on the performance of the students and they may not be able to achieve even what they can easily achieve. So, don’t force yourself to follow out-of-reach goals.
8. Regular study and revision – Students need to study on a daily basis to reach their goal. If they cover their syllabus in small parts each day then it will be easier to complete the syllabus on time. Also, they will get extra time for the revision. Leaving topics to memorise at the last minutes will make students an