Reduce Stress


Madison Cohen, Staff Writer

     The finals are coming up and everyone is stressing out. The end of the year is most likely the most stressful time for students. Not just the finals and regents exams, but even the last few days of school can be tough. Kids are trying to make things up, get their final projects and classwork in, and that added onto final exams can be a lot. Here are some of the best ways to reduce stress. 

      Now not everyone will find all of this information helpful, and some may not like certain things, but it’s here for those who need it. One of the best ways to reduce stress is to meditate or do some yoga. It trains you in breathing which can calm you down and make you refocus. Organization is the key to reducing stress. If you stay organized, then things won’t be messy, and it makes the process of studying easier. Being active is another way to reduce stress. Being active helps to clear your mind and makes your body feel so much better. If you get the same amount of sleep each night, it will greatly reduce your stress. If you get too tired you won’t be able to focus, and because you can’t, you will make yourself start to stress. You are also likely to forget the material and have to study all over again. If you are a person who gets easily distracted, make sure you have a place where you can quietly study. Most importantly, give yourself a break and come back to it later. You can’t fill your brain with too much information at once. At the end of the day, taking a break is most important. It helps reset your mind and calm you down. 

       As said before, these tips might not be useful to everyone, but these are the best ways to reduce stress. Just remember stress won’t help your studying. So, will you try any of these?