Most of us think of tests as something designed specifically to trick us. The truth is, if you have studied and are totally prepared, then the test is actually an opportunity for you to show off how much you know.

As soon as you feel the anxiety coming on, focus intently on your breathing and nothing else. Begin to take slow… deep breaths. Slow deep breaths send a signal to our body that we are not under attack and everything is okay.

Exercise helps beat depression naturally. It only takes moderate exercise three times a week to reap the antidepressant benefits. You don’t have to train for a marathon or a triathlon to feel better.

The bigger and more important the exam is, the more we tend to suffer from anxiety. Exercise the morning before your exam. This will not only release built-up tension in your muscles, but it will also release “feel-good” endorphins that will put you in a better frame of mind.

In order for all of us to be entirely healthy, that means physically as well as mentally healthy, it’s important to incorporate exercise into our every day life.