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Stressed out?

Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by final exams?   Do you wake up each morning from a terrible sleep?  Are you suffering from pounding headaches? Suffering from mood swings and feeling irritable all the time? nail-biting

Those are all signs of stress.  Keep reading to get more tips on managing your stress.


  1. Shift your perspective
    Do you see a glass as half full or as half empty? Adopting a more positive mental attitude has been shown to be an effective way to deal with stress and give you more resilience in coping with stress.  Check out this link on ways to adopt a more positive attitude.
  2.  Form a positive support network 
    You are not the only one who is stressed! Talking about it with your peers help! Talking with friends or your support network has a way of dispelling the tension associated with stress and can boost your problem solving skills
  3. Practice relaxation techniques
    Look up videos of Laughter Yoga and try doing that either on your own or with some friends. Just remember you don’t need specific reasons to laugh and laughing does not only improve your mood emotionally but also reduce stress hormones like cortisol in the body.  laughing yoga

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