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Anxiety and Stress Management

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College can be a wonderful yet highly stressful time in the lives of students. Mounting pressures from assignment due dates and looming exams can seem overwhelming if you are unprepared to manage your stress and anxiety.

Advantages of Anxiety and Stress Management

Learning to manage anxiety and stress will allow you to focus on achieving academic success. By effectively coping with or learning to avoid anxiety and stress, you will

  • Improve your physical and emotional health
  • Improve your test performance
  • Improve your focus in the classroom

Keys to Anxiety and Stress Management

A first step in managing anxiety and stress is to identify what situations trigger your stress or anxiety and learn to respond to those situations appropriately. Learn tomanage your time effectively to avoid unnecessary time pressures and to ensure that you are fully prepared for exams. Learn the benefits of proper sleep, diet, and exercise and how each of these things can positively or negatively affect your ability to manage stress.

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