Students are one of the most common victims of stress. Factors such as financial expenses, over commitment, family expectations, deadlines and workload all induce stress in students. While a mild amount of stress is inevitable as well as very useful. It acts as a motivation for students. However, if students are too stressed, it can interfere with their daily lives and they cannot study effectively.
It is important to distinguish between stress that assists you to study and stress that prevents you from studying. You can reduce the latter type of stress.
Research on learning takes place under conditions of moderate stress. So, your goal is not to do away with all of the stress you experience; your goal is to keep the stress level at a moderate level, neither so low that you are bored nor so high that you are overwhelmed.
There are few tips which are useful to manage stress as well as life. These are:
· Time management
· Exercise and get some air
· Stay positive
· Organize your academic life
· Stop procrastinating
· Take one step at a time
· Spend time with friends
· Do something you love
When built over time, stress can give rise to a host of serious problems such as depression and anxiety. Managing stress in its early stages can help maximize the college/university experience and opportunities.
Try to a lead a healthy life with good eating habits and regular sleep patterns.