OX Magazine – 01 August 2014
Exam retake time is approaching and for all of us that have worried with and for our off-springs it is easy to dismiss the angst with a simply “don’t worry”.
Unfortunately, that often isn’t always a practical solution. We asked Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, on of the country’s leading experts, to give us a few pointers that we can pass on to our stressed teenagers to help them along the way. Here are her 10 top for dealing with exam stress and preventing burnout.
- Avoid nutritional stress
- Take regular breaks
- Engage a different part of the brain
- Get good sleep
- Take deep breathes
- Practice ‘the worst possible scenario’
- Manage perfectionism
- Positive strokes
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