While preparing for exams, students prepare for themselves a meticulously laid out plan to help then cover all of its topics and sample papers on time. But with just the thought of acing the exam in the student’s mind, they often forget about some factors which build up to fatigue and stress. The answer to these problems would be to keep a keen eye on one’s health. Let us look at some of the correct eating and sleeping habits which you should be following so that fatigue does not affect your performance for the upcoming exam.
- Small & frequent meals: What most people do is that they study hard and for a long period of time. After which they resort to a heavy meal to quench their thirst and hunger. This is definitely not the right way to eat as this creates a load on the digestive system and often leads to the student to feel tired after. The right way to eat would be to have small and frequent meals. This will help to keep the hunger away and the body energized.
- Fruits & Veggies: Eating right is something which is we all hear from all over, but it is something we rarely pay heed to. Eating fast food will only build up unwanted calories and make you feel fatigued and lethargic. Fruits and vegetables provide the right enrichment required and also help to hydrate the body. With the temperature of our planet increasing gradually due to the greenhouse effect, fruits and vegetables are a sure set way to beat the heat.
- Never skip breakfast: As the saying goes, “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper”. As breakfast provides the energy required for the person to get through the day, breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.
- Stick to your routine: Most people have their own study routine sorted, a time to sleep and a time to study. It is best for you to be sticking to your old routine. Exam time isn’t the best time for you to be experimenting with your sleep cycles and study time.
- 6 hours of sleep: Even though most people suggest 8 hours of sleep., during crucial times like competitive exams, its okay to push the sleeping hours barrier a little bit further in. Getting 6 hours of sleep will help your body to rest and reboot. Getting the right amount of rest will help you to retain what you have studied and also help you to learn more the next day.
Thus, here we have discussed just some of the many tips by which you can remove the blemishes caused by fatigue and stress. For more information on exam preparation tips, join our student forum website. Also, check out our YouTube channel for great content