For Teenagers: Handling Exam Stress Lesson 1

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This presentation is geared specifically for Asian teenagers where exams in schools are a constant stress. Learn how to cope with stress.

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For Teenagers: Handling Exam Stress Lesson 1

  1. 1. Handling Exam Stress!
  2. 2. Handling Exam Stress • Lesson 1: What is stress? • Lesson 2: What does the Bible say about stress? • Lesson 3: How we can overcome stress.
  3. 3. Lesson 1: Handling Exam Stress • Focus of Lesson – What’s the Big Idea? • Recognize what stress is. – Why does it matter? • Know that too much stress is bad for you spiritually, emotionally, and physically. – How do I live it? • Know how to give your stress to Jesus • Know how to “downplay” exam stress intelligently.
  4. 4. Recognize what is stress
  5. 5. Recognize what stress is • Definition: a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. • Everyone faces stress!! • It is like a burden we are carrying, it makes it hard for us to move forward • Students tend to encounter stress during: – Tests, Exams and Project Work – Transitions
  6. 6. Recognize what stress is Play the video “What is Stress” now
  7. 7. Know that too much stress is bad for you
  8. 8. Is Stress Bad for You? • Good Stress (effects) – Keeps you alert – Energizes you – Can make you into a stronger person • Bad Stress (effects) – Headaches – Upset stomach – Elevated blood pressure – Chest pains – Back aches – Sleep problems – Increased carelessness
  9. 9. Know how to give your stress to Jesus
  10. 10. Matt 11:28-30 • 28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
  11. 11. What is a yoke? • Wooden bar that allowed two (or more) animals to be brought together to drive a plow • Term as a metaphor, describing hard work or slavery • The yoke of bondage was generally associated with divine judgment
  12. 12. Matt 11:28-30 • 28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." • What do we need to do? • What does Jesus do? Memory Verse
  13. 13. 10 minutes • Share with your cell what stresses you are facing • Share how you think God can help you

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