If you feel stressed before or during a study period, you may want to spend a few minutes doing a relaxation exercise. You can also use this relaxation exercise to increase the effectiveness of study breaks.
Have you been sold a bill of goods? Are you in a life that is not yours? Did you set aside your talents and passion for a safe life? I am not saying to abandon your responsibilities and walk away from it all. However, how about doing it as a hobby, maybe start a part-time job doing it -whatever "it" is.