Study Stress: 15 Things You Need To Know—Infographic
While you’re applying to college, you probably imagine your life as a future student as an exciting period. However, the vast majority of freshmen experience various levels of stress.
Technically, there are 2 types of stress:
• Positive stress is called eustress. It helps us successfully complete our tasks and motivates us to achieve our goals.
• Negative stress is known as distress. This type of stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health as well as our academic performance.
Mental health problems caused by stress may include anxiety, depression, a constant feeling of loneliness and/or irritation, and many more. Physical symptoms can manifest as nausea, vomiting, insomnia, etc.
To help you deal with study-related stress, we gathered the most common causes of stress in the infographic below. You can also find some useful stress management techniques. If you still feel too stressed, you might want to consider taking a year off. Check out the infographic below to learn about the benefits of the gap year.