Getting Ready for Exams with Mindfulness

Aiden has worked out his exam preparation timetable, carefully allocating how much time he needs to study each subject. He sits down at his desk in his bedroom to study each night but can’t get started. He checks Facebook, sends texts and generally procrastinates. His capacity to self-regulate his behaviour is limited. Jessica is a conscientious student. She pays attention in class, does her homework and studies for exams. Seated at the exam desk, she reads the first question and has no idea of the answer. She goes to pieces. Anxious thoughts disrupt her capacity to think clearly.

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