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Preparing For Exam Weeks Strategies and Solutions Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians
Understanding Stress Stress is the psychological, emotional, and physiological response to an event or situation in your life. Stress can be positive or negative, large or small. What is stressful to you may not be stressful to someone eles. It is how you react to a stressful event that determines whether or not the event is positive or negative. It is how you cope or respond to stress that makes a difference. According to experts, stress is a burst of energy that basically advises you on what to do. In small doses, stress has many advantages. For instance, stress can help you meet daily challenges and motivate you to reach your goals Feeling stressed can feel perfectly normal, especially during exam time. You might notice that sometimes being stressed-out motivates you to focus on your work, yet at other times, you feel incredibly overwhelmed and can’t concentrate on anything
Managing Stress 1.Problem solving, Goal setting, Time Management, Nutrition 2.Learn to re-interpret the stressors; use self talk, personal affirmations 3.Reduce stress arousal; regular sleep patterns, relaxation, massage, meditation, visualization 4.Vent or release the stress; physical exercise 5.Pinpoint the sources of your stress so you can deal with it. Talk things through with a parent or staff member. Keep a journal to help find out what situations are causing you stress, then do something about it. 6.Not being in control of a situation can add to the stress you are feeling. Think about the steps you can take to deal with the stressful situation, then take action. 7.Take charge, plan ahead and make good decisions. 8.To be most effective, stress management should become part of one’s lifestyle, not just a technique to be used if one gets “stressed out”
Exercise Get Physical Exercise can help relieve your stress. Take a walk, stretch, shoot some hoops with a friend or do an activity you like to do. Regular exercise will help you to cope with stressful situations in the future.
Take Breaks Make a schedule Schedule in breaks
Exam Day Planning For Success Trust in your skills, talents and abilities. After all, you have planned ahead and have been preparing for today since the beginning of the year or the beginning of the semester!
Prayer Before Exams From Your Teachers and School Council Lord Jesus, I Ask That You Guide Me As I Take This Test, So That I May Do My Best. Open My Mind, Clear My Thoughts, Relax My Mind And Body, And Grant Me Perfect Concentration, So I May Use The Knowledge I Have Gained, To Build Up Your Kingdom, For The Good Of All. Amen “And the LORD, He is the one who goes before you. He will be with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.” - Deuteronomy