As a college student, it is sometimes easy to get overwhelmed with school, work and anything else we may have going on in our lives. With the constant demand of keeping up with these tasks, we sometimes lose track of how these demands are affecting us mentally and physically. Although it may seem impossible, it is important we take time out for ourselves so we can operate at our full potential. Here are a few ways you can try to make sure you keep your sanity intact through the semester.
· Go for a walk – Nothing frees your mind more than a nice, long walk or jog. Bring some headphones or simply enjoy the scenery around you. I find walking is a good time to reflect and sort through issues that might be heavy on my mind.
· Music – Music can be a great escape, and the best part is, everyone has their own taste. With access to literally millions of songs, it is easy to find music for any occasion, whether it be something to pump you up or calm you down.
If you play an instrument, pick it up and lay out some tunes. If not, pick a tune and make sure no one is around when you sing off-key in the shower.Read More