8 Ways Parents Can Stress Less During The PSLE

Finding calm amidst the chaos of the PSLE season can be tricky to do, especially as statistics show that one in three women will struggle with anxiety in her lifetime.

Esther Seow, an Educational Psychologist at Dynamics Psychological Practice says stress is often exacerbated by the failure to recognise the signs. Some signs that you many be under stress include:

  • Mood swings, the inability to relax or consistently feeling agitated, anxious, worried or overwhelmed
  • Distraction, the inability to concentrate or make decisions
  • Short temper, frustration or aggression
  • Physical symptoms such as aches, pains, rashes, nausea, dizziness, recurring colds or flu, a pessimistic outlook on life or constantly feeling down
  • Poor sleep, constant tiredness
  • Relationship or employment problems

If you feel your stress levels rising while your child undergoes their exams, try one of these calming solutions to bring peace back into your life:

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