Fight Anxiety

If English is a second language to you, you may feel anxious, especially when the person you are talking to is a native speaker. How to remove this anxiety? But what is anxiety? The feelings that you get when your heart starts beating faster or you start to shake. You may feel nervous. This is anxiety. So, what should you do to get rid of this? Well, you can always follow the tips given below, but remember; just knowing what you should do is not enough. You need to actually inculcate them in your daily life to fight anxiety.

    1. Breathe-: Take a deep breath whenever you feel anxious. There are times when you are surrounded by people and you won’t like to do it. But, even in those times, try taking deep breathe; just make sure they don’t see you doing this. The heart that is beating fast calms down when you breathe. So, breathe when you feel anxious.

Walk-: Whenever you feel anxious, may be before a presentation or a meeting, take small walk. May be around your room. It can actually calm you down. By walking I don’t mean that you need to take hours of walk just to improve your speaking.

  • Automate Language-: You must have heard the old adage,” practice makes perfect”. Automate language means exactly that. When you practice something again and again, your brain starts doing it automatically for you. So, practice English. Practice the expressions, practice more till you start doing it automatically.
  • You need not to be perfect-: When you hear a native speaker, some of you may say wow, they speak so well. But the fact is they make a lot of mistakes. Mistakes in terms of grammar or vocabulary. No one is there to judge you harshly. It is okay to make mistakes as long as you are ready to rectify them or learn from them. Remember, you cannot be perfect on day 1.
  • Mantras-: Mantras are the words you say to yourself. For example, you could have a mantra like;” I am a good speaker”. So whenever you make mistake, say it to yourself. Repeat it again. Language is a powerful tool. You become what you say to yourself, because after all that is what you think. Speak positive to you, even in the times of negativity. Speak positive. Keep the flame of hope burning.


Anxiety is just a problem, and like all other problems it also has a solution. Solve it and live your dream.

Hold On Pain Ends

Getting a good score in IELTS is easy. Getting your dream college is just the beginning. Life does not end there. Rather, it begins from there. Surely you know English but then studying abroad is not just about knowing the language. You might be in a completely different part of the world. People with ideas that do not match yours. Maybe their way of living is different. Yes, the experience is beautiful but no one said there aren’t any hardships.

The competition is tough. You have taken the first step towards your dreams and now you have to climb the entire ladder. The motive here is not to scare you. Not even to tell you that do not study abroad, because it is tough. The point is you have to work hard to get the fruit when you are off for the study abroad. There might be times when you would be fighting the clock. There may be sleepless nights. It could be possible that you have some harsh experiences. There might be times when you could see no hope, being positive will help you. Remember, you have to die to get the heaven.

In no means abroad study difficult. You will surely have fun doing it. New people, new ideas, new places. You will learn a lot about their culture. You may even tell them about yours. There will be friendships that last forever. It is all going to be there, the fun as well as the struggle.

So, be mentally prepared. Remember, life is not walking around beaches, it is climbing the ladder. It doesn’t matter how good climber you are, what makes the difference is whether you quit or hold on.