Did you know you can reduce your exam stress simply by listening to music? There are tests which correlate that music stimulates the brain. Surgeons are often known to listen to music when they are in the Operation Theatre. Listening to music is known to lower your blood pressure, lower muscle tension, slow down the heart rate and increase your attention span.
Reduce stress by listening to soft, soothing music. It calms your mind and makes it more receptive to information. Classical or instrumental music is known improve spatial reasoning and helps you concentrate. Try and listen to some sounds of nature like birds chirping or dolphin sounds. It will instantly uplift your mood and put you in a positive frame of mind. Try listening to non-lyrical music, as you won’t be tempted to sing along out loud with it.
So set some time aside, follow these simple suggestions to refresh your mind with music and gear up for a fruitful exam time!