Yay’s ✓Make studying a priority ✓Schedule 30 to 45 minute sessions ✓Take frequent breaks of 5 (preferable) to 15 (rare) minutes ✓Use an actual clock (not your phone) to keep track of the the time ✓Schedule your study session at the same time as a friend so you are both busy at the same time ✓Study after you’ve had a healthy snack and something to drink ✓Reward yourself
Nay’s ✗Keeping your phone nearby ✗Not making studying a priority ✗Checking Social Media on breaks (it sucks you in) ✗Taking long breaks - stick to your schedule! ✗Not taking breaks ✗Not being prepared to work ✗Setting unrealistic goals
Study Break Ideas ❍Go for a walk ❍Play with your dog or cat ❍Listen to music - no tv/videos or video games ❍Meditate ❍Eat a healthy snack ❍Rehydrate ❍Take a nap ❍Make a playlist ❍Stretch ❍Tackle a Rubik’s Cube ❍Change your sheets ❍Make a travel bucket list ❍Clean out your schoolbag ❍Work on a puzzle ❍Call a friend ❍Plan your lunches for the next week ❍Have a cup of tea or cocoa ❍Read a magazine ❍Do the dishes ❍Organize one drawer in your room ❍Go for a bike ride ❍Daydream ❍Have a dance party ❍Take a photo ❍Sit outside and get some sun and fresh air ❍Tidy up your workspace or room ❍Take a quick shower ❍Bullet Journal ❍Read a chapter of a non-school book ❍Throw in a load of laundry ❍Doodle or colour ❍Light a scented candle ❍10 sit-ups, 10 push-ups, 10 planks, 10 jumping-jacks ❍Do a crossword or sudoku puzzle ❍Paint your nails ❍Listen to a podcast
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Hi, my name is Laura Verbeek. I make my home in Edmonton, with my husband, kids and dog. I am a teacher, a professional organizer and a Bullet Journal lover! I have an unhealthy obsession with all stationery products.