Come out of Precontemplation stage
Understand the difference in exam & study pattern of Civil Services and Academics.
If you are planning to write Civil Services Exam then you are going to need to do a great deal of contemplation. Know the syllabus, Refer previous years’ question papers, Follow experts’ guidance, Pick right sources (Books, Study Materials, Coaching)
The best preparation of tomorrow is doing your best doday. With proper time management make your daily study schedule (Subject targeted and Exam targeted) and ensure that it is practically possible to follow. Regularly attempt tests (Objective & Subjective) and get the same evaluated to gauge your performance (Mains answers need paper assessment by experts), improve upon your shortcomings, keep revising.
Exam stress is normal but if it gives rise of anxiety it can interfere with your performance. So believe in yourself and don’t worry excessively. Have sound sleep and proper food prior to Exam. Don’t check your performance in exam papers untill all written.