Is the stress of exams following you around?

What will you do next?

Do something or Give into the problem zombie

Survival Guide

It's all too easy for a little bit of stress to transform into a monster if it's not managed. Monsters that will follow you everywhere you go.

This survival guide will get you up to speed on what to look out for. Then you can be on guard and know the weapons you can deploy to deal with them efficiently.

Know your zombie

  • EXAM NERVES

    The more you fill your brain, the hungrier they get!

    Are the stresses of exams following you around like a bad smell? A smell as strong as the undead? Sometimes small exam nerves can turn into beasts that prey on your mind day and night. Last thing you'd want is to not be able to focus in an exam you could have smashed.

  • PARTY HEADACHE

    Beware, they always want more!

    Is that regret you feel after a big night becoming a little too familiar? A bit like an irritating zombie? It can be easy to get caught up in party antics and let other priorities take the back seat. Be sure to take control before the monster sucks you in for good.

  • DRIVING TEST PRESSURE

    How to get your P's when it's World War Z

    Pressure to pass your P's test can suck on your brains like no other. In the lead up to the test, with your mates and parents egging you on, little nerves can turn into an enormous weight. Stock up on handy tips to ensure pressure won't drive you to distraction.

  • RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS

    When you've got love on your mind, these guys have got your brain on the menu!

    This species of worry is notoriously tormenting. It has a way of eating up your brain all day, and continues haunting you even when you're trying to sleep. A lot of guys are in the same boat, so try talking with someone to combat the worries.

  • NIGHTTIME AMBUSH

    They feed off your all-nighters

    When the night falls, stress from the day seems to ambush you. This species loves to overwhelm you with worries, and relishes you staying up all night. If you're being pestered by nighttime ambushes, deploy some of the tactics below to ensure you don't come to resemble the walking dead yourself!

  • PROCRASTINATION GUILT

    Procrastination is their celebration

    It's easy to make yourself prone to attack from procrastination guilt. While watching one more YouTube clip instead of doing your homework may be entertaining, the stress that comes out of missing deadlines isn't. To kill off this common breed, pull out the big guns and start setting priorities to get work done.

  • BODY DOUBTS

    These guys get ego boosts out of your insecurities.

    This species is at work every time you catch your reflection and don't feel too good about it. It's not unusual to have a poor body image, but this species feeds off your insecurities. The sooner you respect yourself, the sooner they'll trudge back to their graves.

  • FAMILY TROUBLE

    This breed preys on lone rangers

    Stress from family troubles can stalk you long after you leave the house. While it's not unusual for families to argue, unresolved fights make you vulnerable to attack from this type of stress. Deploy the weapons below.

  • PEER PRESSURE

    Nothing excites dead heads more than pressure

    This breed is one of the most common types out there. There's no doubt that it can be easy to cave in to a bit of pressure from your mates. But every time you do, it makes it harder to break out of the cycle. Luckily there are numerous weapons you can use to combat these pressures and stand your ground.

  • BOREDOM

    These guys feed on inactivity

    Sometimes people get bored, but if you let it become the norm then these guys will be sucking on your brain juices every chance they get. What's worse, they'll get you addicted to it!

How to survive

Tips & Tools

Sometimes you want to take control yourself. Luckily, in the online world there are resources that help you exterminate this breed.

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Tips & Tools

The species feeds on failure. Read some tips online and break down the problem to figure out what needs doing.

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Tips & Tools

Zombies get bored when you sleep and starts to look elsewhere. They need you awake to feed.

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Smash this guy to pieces and take control of your problems one step at a time.

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Sometimes you need to take a step back and have a look at the problem to beat the zombie. You can take control.

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Believe it or not, you're not the first person to encounter this species. Check out what others have to say about it.

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Communicate

Seriously, your best defence IS communication. Call or text a mate and fill them in on what you're up against.

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Communicate

Your best defence is communication. Call or text a mate and fill them in on what you're up against.

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Communicate

Your best defence is communication. Call or text a mate and fill them in on what you're up against.

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Speak out

Get on to someone who knows what they're talking about. Whether it be with teachers, mates or family members, seek the wisdom of others to keep the zombies at bay.

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Speak out

Speak up and speak loud. Whether it be with teachers, mates or family members, build up a resistance army to keep this species at bay.

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Speak out

Speak up and speak loud. Whether it be with teachers, mates or family members, build up a resistance army to keep this species at bay.

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Speak out

Speak up and get the wisdom from those that have battled this zombie before...

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A problem shared is a problem halved. Most people have trouble sleeping at some point in their lives, so find out how others dealt with it and get rid of this annoying zombie.

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Speak out

Speak up and speak loud. Whether it be with teachers, mates or family members, build up a resistance army to keep this species at bay.

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Speak out

Not liking something you see in the mirror is something that everyone has problems with at some point. Get the perspective of those that have already survived this zombie.

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Speak out

Speak up and speak loud. Whether it be with teachers, mates or family members, build up a resistance army to keep this species at bay.

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Sleep & exercise

Be more alert and ready for action. Keeping your brain out of reach of zombies is easier if you lay off the energy drinks and get quality sleep.

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Exercise

A sluggish brain is an easy target. Add good sleep and some exercise to your party mix and keep the zombies ar bay.

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Exercise

Better exercise and better sleep will improve your fighting powers. Recharge and tackle the zombie with renewed strength.

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Exercise

Clear your head by teaming up on the court, pitch, field or online for some practice with a mate. Zombies are lazy and won't keep up.

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Get outdoors

Get outdoors, get some fresh air and get in shape. Lounging around makes you an easy target, so keep energy up and zombies away

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Meal

Have a feed with your mates and talk strategies. You don't want the zombies to be the only ones eating.

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Online help

Take control of the situation and send your zombie back to the grave. There are steps you can take to make sure you don't succumb.

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Online help

Believe it or not, you're not the first person to encounter this species. Check out what others have to say about it.

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Make a Schedule

Nothing good comes out of all-nighters. Zombies feed off your tiredness, so write a schedule to have the upper hand.

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Schedule

Spend your time planning what's coming up if you've got nothing to fill your time right now. That way you'll avoid boredom in the future and keep this guy away.

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New friends

You have the power to change the situation. Zombies don't do so well with new people; they like routine.

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Self respect

Respecting yourself is a huge blow to the zombie. Master that and these guys won't be able to get a grip on you.

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Set challenges

If you're aspiring to achieve goals, your focus won't be on the zombie. They'll get lonely and find someone else to stalk.

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Strategy

Change your approach. This zombie relies on the routine of overdoing it, so do something different to distract it.

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Be good to others and you'll learn to be good to yourself. This zombie hates positivity.

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Review your zombie-smashing strategy by checking in with someone who's got some distance from the battlefield. Get advice online where no zombie can hear you.

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Review your zombie-smashing strategy by checking in with someone who's got some distance from the battlefield. Get advice online where no zombie can hear you.

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