By: Student Services
Here are some helpful tips for keeping stress at a minimum during your hectic final exams
Eat breakfast; skipping breakfast impedes memory. Memory boosting foods include: toast, eggs, yogurt, sardines, blueberries, lentils, fish oils*.
eXercise; 3 x 30 minutes minimum a week helps brain circulation and elevates mood.
Avoid overdosing on caffeine or stimulants; you need the best quality sleep.
Manage your time well, be organised, and don’t rush.
Stay focused, stay positive.
Try chewing gum; brain performance can increase by 35%*.
Relax; yoga, breathing*, stretching and meditation all reduce exam nerves.
Everyone is in the same boat; remember if it gets too hard there are people who can help (check Griffith Health Service)
Sleep; helps consolidate long term memory.
Ref: Dr Michael Carr Gregg *University of Ulster study
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