Stress affects everyone in some way or another. Sometimes it feels like there isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done. Here are some tips to help navigate through those tough times.
1. Prioritize your list of tasks
Being university students, we have all had moments where it seems like assignments and midterms are piling up and it can become extremely discouraging. One way to help everything seem less overwhelming is to write down a to-do list, and prioritize the things you need to do in order of importance. This can help you schedule your time in an optimal way. It can also help motivate you to keep going as you finish tasks and check items off the list.
2. Make time to do things that make you happy
No matter how busy life can get, it is very important to take breaks and schedule yourself the time to do things you genuinely enjoy doing- you deserve it after all! Whether this is yoga, playing video games, hanging out with friends or watching Netflix, taking breaks can improve your mood by helping take your mind off the things that are stressing you out, and help clear your head for your next round of studying.
3. Take care of yourself
Last but not least, take care of yourself! I recommend to eat healthy, remain active and always get a good night’s sleep.
By following these three simple rules, your body and mind will be fueled and ready to take on any challenges that are thrown your way.
I hope these quick tips will help you next time you are overwhelmed and remember- you’ve got this!