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5 Self-care tips to help you through exam stress

Relax and refresh…

Written by Georgia Chappell

April 22, 2021

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Are exam and revision season getting you down? We get it. Why not use your student maintenance loan drop to invest in some self-care items to get you through exam stress? We know its easier said than done. Sometimes you just can’t switch off from all the exam prep that you need to do. But it’s so important to take some time out for yourself to practice self-care.

Remember to put pampering yourself first. We have you covered with self-care tips and tricks to get you through exam season. Keep on reading to find out more. Need help budgeting your student loan drop to promote self-care? No worries. Have a read of our article on how to budget your student loan.

What is self care?

Self-care is a necessary human function which is chosen in different ways by everyone. It helps assert control over situations and relieves stress.

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Start a morning + night skincare routine

Make sure you create a morning and nighttime skincare routine for yourself. This is proven to relieve stress and improve the quality of your skin. Check out our article on how to find the right skincare routine for your skin type to unwind and relieve the exam stress.

Make a weekly bath your religion

Make sure to get a hot bath, filled with bubbles, crystals, bath bombs and essential oils at least once a week. If you want a quickfire way to use self-care to relieve exam stress, this is the way to do it.

Read a chapter of a book before bed

Choose your fave book and force yourself to read a chapter every night before bed. Not only will this self-care tip help you to unwind from exam stress, but it will also promote you to sleep faster and deeper than going on your phone before bed. Check out ‘They both die in the end’ for a story all about life, and what really matters.

invest in new loungewear

Nothing can make you feel quite as bad as sitting in old pyjamas or loungewear, feeling like crap. Invest in yourself and pick up some of our new loungewear sets. Change into these after you have finished your revision to feel refreshed and relaxed.

Learn about manifestation

Practising manifestation can help you see that exam stress won’t last forever and your future is right ahead of you. Check out our article manifestation 101 for 2021 to learn all about the best ways to dream your future life.

Start self-care now

Keep exams in the front of your mind while revising, then relax, unwind and release all the negative energy using our top self-care tips to relieve the exam stress. Its probs a good idea to treat yourself to some new pyjamas to sleep in style. We reckon you’ve earned it.