Stress Management Tips For High School Students

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Stress is something all students are familiar with. You need to get to class on time, make sure you do your homework, and study for exams. Then, there’s the extra pressure of trying to fit in socially.

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4/21/2020 Stress Management Tips For High School Students https://www.myschoolr.com/blog/stress-management-tips-for-high-school-students.html 1/5 Stress Management Tips For High School Students Stress is something all students are familiar with. You need to get to class on time make sure you do your homework and study for exams. Then there’s the extra pressure of trying to fit in socially. Juggling all these things at the same time can quickly wear you down. So how do you improve your time management skills Here are a few tips. 1. Keep a To-Do List to Help Your Prioritize A to-do list is one of the simplest tools you can use to help you remember things. It eliminates the need of having to keep track of everything mentally. This helps cut down your brain’s workload allowing it to focus on more important Vishal Bhojane April 20 2020 MySchoolr Beta HOME FEATURES ABOUT US CONTACT SIGN UP LOG IN

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4/21/2020 Stress Management Tips For High School Students https://www.myschoolr.com/blog/stress-management-tips-for-high-school-students.html 2/5 things. 2. Keep Things Organized Research suggests clutter or having too many useless things around you overloads your brain with stimuli coming from what you see hear smell and touch. Mess also makes it dicult for you to focus on what’s important since there are so many things trying to compete for your mind’s attention. As a result it stresses you out and makes you anxious. So try to keep your work area and dorm room clean and organized. This not only saves you time when you need to find something but it’s also a stress management technique that reduces the extra mental stress that comes with clutter. 3. Learn to Study E ectively By learning to study e ectively you’re able to feel more confident going into exams. More importantly it will help you get better grades which ultimately lessens the stress that comes with worrying whether you’ll pass the class or not. MySchoolr Beta HOME FEATURES ABOUT US CONTACT SIGN UP LOG IN

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4/21/2020 Stress Management Tips For High School Students https://www.myschoolr.com/blog/stress-management-tips-for-high-school-students.html 3/5 In her book “Learning How to Learn” author Barbara Oakley explains that our brains like to learn through frequent repetition. This is why we can still remember the multiplication and division tables we memorized many years ago. The constant repetition over a long period of time helps reinforce concepts into our brains. In contrast doing an all-nighter to procrastinate for an exam may allow you to pass the test. But you’re more likely to quickly forget all the information you just studied. 4. Practice Self-Care Being young often gives you that feeling of invincibility. You can eat what you want and get away with as little as 3 to 4 hours of sleep. But these bad habits ultimately catch up with you over time. Not taking care of yourself makes you susceptible to getting sick. It also holds back your brain’s potential. 5. Get 7-8 Hours Sleep Per Night While it may not seem like it sleep is very important for students. Getting enough sleep improves your learning ability memory focus and attention. Additionally it boosts productivity and concentration. MySchoolr Beta HOME FEATURES ABOUT US CONTACT SIGN UP LOG IN

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4/21/2020 Stress Management Tips For High School Students https://www.myschoolr.com/blog/stress-management-tips-for-high-school-students.html 4/5 Unfortunately getting the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night is hard to do in high school. And almost impossible in high school. Between homework project deadlines early classes and hanging out with friends you’ll often find yourself getting little sleep. This is why studies show that most students are sleep deprived. The bad news is lack of sleep makes you moody and irritable. It also increases your stress and anxiety levels. So what can you do If you can’t get enough sleep at night try sneaking in power naps in the middle of the day. Doing so helps you make up for some lost sleep. It also refreshes you to wake up with more energy for your afternoon programs. 6. Create Your Own Support Group Besides academics the other foremost cause of stress for students is fitting in. This consists of receiving acclimated to the school’s surroundings as well as getting along with other students. Having a strong support system is the best stress management system to decrease the stress of trying to fit in. 7. Take Advantage of Student Services MySchoolr Beta HOME FEATURES ABOUT US CONTACT SIGN UP LOG IN

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4/21/2020 Stress Management Tips For High School Students https://www.myschoolr.com/blog/stress-management-tips-for-high-school-students.html 5/5 It is always a good idea to share your stresses with your counselors and advisors. High schools often have a guidance counselor or someone who is able to help students through these matters. Schools oer even more help with dierent services that are available for specific issues. Back MySchoolr Beta HOME FEATURES ABOUT US CONTACT SIGN UP LOG IN