Revision and examinations
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Revision and examinations

5.2.1 A relaxation exercise

This is an exercise that can be done during an exam without drawing attention to yourself, or disturbing others.

1 Pull in stomach muscles tightly. Hold for a count of five. Relax.
2 Clench fist tightly. Hold for a count of five. Relax.
3 Extend you fingers. Hold for a count of five. Relax.
4 Grasp below seat of chair. Pull up for a count of five. Relax.
5 Press elbows tightly into side of body. Hold for a count of five. Relax.
6 Push foot hard into floor. Hold for a count of five. Relax.
Adapted from David Acres (1987) How To Pass Exams Without Anxiety
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