Revenge bedtime procrastination is a real thing. Lately, I’ve been putting off going to bed for as long as possible. I’m not always tired, but I know I should sleep because I function best with at least 8 hours. However, I read or watch Netflix and convince myself I need the downtime because my brain is always working overtime. In the modern world, many people … Continue reading Do You Struggle With Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?
Time management in the summer is a whole different ball game for me. I don’t know about you, but once the days got longer and the sun started shining, my body and mind automatically switched into vacation mode. And I don’t think that’s a bad thing. The past two years have been especially taxing and it’s time to think about what that means for our … Continue reading 3 Useful Time Management Tips for Summer
I have trouble meditating. I’ve always been one of those people who truly wanted to be able to meditate, but I struggle with turning my brain off. I am constantly thinking, processing, and planning. Focusing on the here and now almost seems impossible. I’ve been through many mindfulness trainings and I’ve truly tried to meditate for extended periods of time with limited success. I often … Continue reading Do You Have Trouble Meditating? What Works For Me Now
I don’t know about you, but I could use some strategies to manage stress. No matter how much I try to avoid it, stress eventually creeps into some areas of my life. It particularly occurs around deadlines or times when multiple priorities are overlapping and there’s no way around it. I try to manage it in advance with good time management skills, yet I still … Continue reading 5 Strategies to Manage Stress You Can Use Today
Self care is an essential part of staying productive and living a happy and fulfilling life. As a lifelong student and someone who has always worked more than one job at a time, I realize that self care is a huge part of maintaining balance in my life. Yes, I work a lot, but I also need to make time to do things for myself. … Continue reading Self Care is Important – Let’s Take Time for Ourselves
I’m not even sure I know what weekend downtime looks like. I have been guilty of working 7 days a week on a regular basis in the past. As a full time student with a couple of part-time jobs, it’s hard to justify taking a day off. However, it’s so necessary to recharge your brain and your body. For the last several weeks, I’ve tried … Continue reading Weekend Downtime: It’s Important to Recharge
Connecting with nature is a great form of self care. In this digital age, we spend so much time in front of our screens, especially if we are working from home. That’s why it’s really important to get out of the house whenever possible (and do so safely). This past week, I took a half-day to go to a nature park and spend some time … Continue reading Connecting With Nature: Self Care and the Fresh Air