3 Ways To De-Stress During A Stressful Finals Season
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3 Ways To De-Stress During A Stressful Finals Season

Here are three ways to destress during finals season, because we all deserve a break from hours of studying and working hard.

3 Ways To De-Stress During A Stressful Finals Season

As finals season is fastly approaching, stress levels are rising exponentially. There's so many lectures, readings, and information that we have to pack into our heads in such a small amount of time. It's easy to lose yourself during finals and to succumb to the stress. It's important to remember to put your mental health first. No matter what, regardless of your grades, you need to keep yourself in check and make sure you are in a healthy mindset. Here are three ways to de-stress during finals season, because we all deserve a break from hours of studying and working hard.

1. Try aromatherapy or face masks

Essential oils such as tea tree oil or eucalyptus are known to reduce stress. It is an easy and painless way to induce stress relief. Essential oils are available in most stores, making it extremely convenient. If you don't find aromatherapeutic options to be beneficial for you, you can also apply face masks. Face masks are readily available at any local convenience store and they can even be made from items at home. A simple Google search will help you find any kind of mask you can make from things found in your home.

2. Hang out with friends

When I need a break from studying, one of the first things I do is see if any of my friends are available. My friends are always there to help me feel better about myself and know just how to make me forget about my worries. Having a conversation or sharing a good laugh with one of your friends is probably one of the best ways to reduce stress.

3. Listen to music

Blasting your favorite band or song is a guaranteed way to put you in a better mood if your feeling highly stressed about your exams. Just sit back and listen to music without doing any work and allow yourself to actually enjoy the songs, without thinking about how much you have to do.

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It's always OK to take a break from studying for the sake of your mental health. Don't think your wasting time or energy if you need to stop working. Genuinely enjoy your breaks and always remember that everything will work itself out eventually.

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