With a load of internships, schools, jobs, colleges, etc., sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves and end up experiencing burnout. We should always ensure to create a balance that has no space for exhaustion. Burnout is known as a state of mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion caused by excessive stress due to life situations. Many students might feel it during exam season so, here are some tips on how to recover from academic burnout during exam time.
How To Recover From Academic Burnout During Exam Time Ft. Wake Up Sid
Incorporate time management techniques into your study routine. You can study for 20 minutes and take a 5-minute break after that to relax and evaluate your headspace. Some people use ANIMEDORO, in which they watch a 20 minutes episode and then study for an hour.
After complete exhaustion, try and better yourself by completing a relaxing hobby. Draw, paint, listen to music, etc. You can open Netflix and watch their latest shows too.
Write down what you feel. Writing down emotions help you understand them better and get an idea of how to go about after. A perfect example is Diary of a Wimpy Kid, journalling being a coping mechanism.
Adding breathing exercises and yoga to your routine will help clear your mind and relax your joints, which might be tense from exhaustion
Do nothing but sleep, Sometimes this is the best thing you can do for yourself. Sleeping helps relax not only your body and mind. This will help you feel better after waking up.
Talk to Someone
Talking to someone about the load of work, your feelings of exhaustion, your mental space, etc gets you another perspective on how to overcome them.
Sometimes it is okay to take a break for yourself. Remove the stressor from your environment and try and forget about it for a short while.
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