Are you having trouble maintaining focus? Feeling anxious or unusually irritable? Prone to angry outbursts? Eating and sleeping too little or too much? Feeling tired or exhausted? Maybe even more than a little anxious or panicky? If you’re browsing online posts about studying for the bar exam (like this one!) and experiencing one or more of these symptoms on a regular basis, there’s a good chance that you personally are somewhere in the thick of studying for the bar exam.
No doubt, preparing for the bar exam is a stressful and anxiety-producing ordeal. Bar studiers frequently experience any number of the above-mentioned symptoms. Although you may feel comforted by the fact that your symptoms are fairly normal and that – once you actually take the exam – they are likely to subside, you almost certainly will benefit from taking steps throughout your preparation to alleviate your stress and anxiety. [Read more…] about Three Simple Ways to Manage Stress While Studying for the Bar Exam