1.2 Explain The Factors That Cause Exam-Related Stress

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1.1 For me on a normal basis, I generally stress about the pressures matric has to offer with all the homework, project as well as the exams that are soon approaching with the added stress of how close the matric dance is and not being prepared. 1.2 One thing that could intensify your stress level as shown in resent studies, would be a poor diet as well as conflict in the household and stressing reducing tips would be having a good sleeping pattern and daily exercising. 1.3 My reaction to stress is that I struggle to sleep due to the fact that I am constantly thinking about whatever I am stressing about and I won’t be able to sleep until I resolve it as well as becoming very reserved from everyone around me and bottle it all up. 1.4 Turn on some tunes- According to a recent study published in the British Journal Heart, slow or meditative music is a proven stress buster Taking a swim- A Swedish study published in the International Journal of Stress Management found that floating in water triggers the body 's relaxation response, helping lower stress-hormone levels. Even better, nearly 80 percent of the subjects showed improvements such as feeling less tense and depressed. Worry about one thing at a time- Keep your anxiety focused on real, immediate issues, and tune out imagined ones or those over…show more content…
2.2 according to research the factors that could cause exam related stress could be, a lack of preparation and planning it is shown that students start their preparation too late so they become stressed out. Parental expectations, parents exert high expectations onto their children in what they expect of them, stressing them out to achieve what is expected. competition from peers, competition between peers is cut throat, they always want to achieve greatness and not fall short of a peer. Inability to handle academic pressure, most students feel inferior due to the fact that they are not the same as their other class mates as they can’t handle the work load as others

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