Studying, getting homework andassignments done and sitting examscan be difcult at the best o times,and they eel even harder i youare stressed, anxious or depressed.Developing good study habits,managing your time and dealingwith stress as it happens can allhelp you to stay on top o your studyso that it doesn’t get you down.
Good study habits can help you to learn better aswell as making sure that you get everything done. A helpul start is having a study area that is well litand away rom noise and other people in the house.I this isn’t possible, it might be better to study at thelibrary. Make sure your desk is tidy and organised –it means you can concentrate on studying andlearning, not trying to fnd where you put something.
WHEN YOU DON’T DO ASWELL AS EXPECTED
Failing or not perorming as well asexpected at school, uni or TAFE canbe very stressul, especially i you’vepreviously averaged higher marks, orare depending on high results to getinto a particular course or proession.Rather than eeling bad about it, tryto take some positive action.
Talk to your teachers
Don’t be hard on yoursel
Get help when you need it
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Youthbeyondblue Fact sheet 19
Regular breaks are also important. Getting up, moving around and away rom your desk at least every50 minutes or 10 minutes makes you concentrate and learn better.