College students can experience stress and anxiety as they manage the demands of their education, employment, and personal lives. Effective stress management can make college a more pleasant experience and can be useful in many parts of daily life.
✓ Breathe. Deep, steady breaths from the belly can help calm feelings of anxiety.
✓ Think about the present moment. Avoid getting too caught up in thinking about the past or the future.
✓ Think of solutions. Dealing with practical problems, such as assignment overload, can help with emotional problems such as anxiety.
✓ Ask for help. Asking for help when you need it is important and useful when trying to solve problems.