Minding My Mind for Exams


Duration: One hour in length held over zoom. If you are not able to attend, the recording will be made available to you after the live session.

Cost: €40

Date: Wed March 6, 7:30PM – 8:30PM

Zoom link: To follow

Studying and doing exams can be a stressful time for many students. For you to study and perform to the best of your ability, your mental health and managing your stress needs to take priority. This course will help you understand stress and the effects it can have on you and your study.

I will look at ways to help you manage stress in the moment as well as looking at how you can go about managing your mental state for exams.

This webinar covers:

  • Understanding stress
    • Our stress system
    • Fight, flight & freeze
    • Understand the effects of stress
  • Strengthening your mental state for exams
  • Managing Stress in the moment
  • Burnout
    • Difference between stress and burnout
    • Signs of burnout
    • How to act
  • Stress management tools
    • Control, Influence, Accept
    • Cognitive Behavioural Coaching
    • Mindset Shading
  • Resilience

Students will be provided with work sheets to support them with “Minding your Mind for Exams”

  • What is resilience?
  • Barriers to resilience
  • Stress and resilience
  • Building Resilience

About Edel


Edel is a student and exam coach. She also specialises in mental health and well-being coaching. Her corporate career started in KPMG where qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. From there, Edel moved into Academia where she held senior lecturer and examinership roles within the professional accountancy bodies.

She lectured the advanced papers of Taxation and Finance for the ACCA, CPA and ACA. She lectured at an Undergraduate, Post-Graduate and Masters level. She also held examiner positions with Chartered Accountants Ireland.

In 2017 Edel moved into Talent Development, which took her to work at EY where she held a Senior Talent Development Leadership position. She was involved in designing and delivering leadership development programs. She set up an internal coaching program which supported trainee accountants through their professional exams.

In 2022, Edel set up her own business, “Edel Walsh Coaching and Consultancy”. Edel is an accredited coach with the EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council).

Edel is passionate about connecting and collaborating with her clients in a deep and meaningful way that stimulates and encourages them to learn and live their best lives both personally and professionally. Edel supports her clients to develop self-awareness, set and achieve goals, gain confidence, and unlock their potential.


Qualifications & Accreditations


  • Certificate in Parent Coaching (ILI)
  • Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner
  • Diploma in Corporate Well-being Coaching
  • Diploma in Mental Health and Well-being Coaching
  • Diploma in Personal Leadership and Executive Coaching
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Higher Education
  • Certificate in Education and Training
  • Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA)
  • Chartered Accountant (ACA)
  • Sc. Finance


Email:              edel@edelwalsh.ie
Website:         www.edelwalsh.ie
Phone:             +353 87 753 5002

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