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Posted by Academic Support Blog
12/01/2010 at 03:44 PM
Everyone feels stressed during exams.  Since stress is natural, don't worry about being stressed (which only makes you more stressed).  Instead, there are several simple ways you can get your body to help you to calm down.  One of the best ways is to practice some simple breathing techniques: Breathing to Balance Tension (from Ronald N. Mancini) 1.  Sit in a comfortable position with feet flat on the floor and arms uncrossed. 2.  Breathe in deeply to your abdomen.  Let yourself pause before you exhale. 3.  As you exhale, count to yourself as...