We all know how stressful exam time can be. When we let our stress levels get too intense for long periods of time, it can have negative effects on our physical and mental well-being. But stress itself isn't all bad. If we understand the science of what's happening in our bodies when we feel stressed, we can learn to keep those feelings balanced and make them work for us. So how do we do that? Watch this video for scientific tips on how to tame your stress and let it do its job - preparing you for the challenge ahead!
Produced by Orinoco Communications
Animation: Rosie Holtom
Illustration: Alex Scarfe
Narration: Ellie Lees
Focus group: Olga Markoulides and her students at Newham Sixth Form College
Scientific advisors: Sarah Hall, Hans Reul, Francesca Spiga, Phil Rhodes