SC Staff Writer
Finally, the weather is breaking and the sun is out and shining bright. Days are longer and the air is great.
The semester may be coming to a close, but do not let your work habits decrease.
It is important to finish the semester on a strong note. It is easy to get distracted with the much anticipated warmer months here.
You want to get out and simply enjoy the air. Student’s efforts have a tendency to dwindle during the spring semester as the weather changes.
Do not let spring fever keep you from doing what you set out to do in the beginning of the semester.
Finish the semester strong. It may be difficult, but here are a few pointers that may help you stay focused as the weather heats up.
Work early, have fun later
Sure you want to enjoy the wonderful warm weather and participate in whatever festivities the campus may be having, so manage your schedule so you can complete your work in the day time.
Finishing your work early will provide you with more time to do other things.
The earlier you finish your work, the more time you will have to enjoy the outdoors. You can hit the party after you hit your books.
Even if you are not a partier, you can simply enjoy the great weather with friends.
Complete work outside
If you cannot resist the outdoors and feel like you must be out, then do your work outside.
Find a quiet place to get your reading for a class done or complete an assignment. Be sure that if you do decide to work outside it is in an area you can focus.
Doing your work outdoors is a great way to soak up some vitamin D while completing your assignments.
If working outside will be a distraction for you then perhaps the library may be a better option.
Change your place of study
The library is always a great resort when trying to focus. Doing work at the library will keep you free of the distractions that you may encounter while trying to finish your work.
If the library is not your twist, then find an indoor spot where you are least likely to be distracted while doing your studies.
A change of setting may be the mental boost you need to get back on track.
Quite naturally you do not want to feel boxed in and deprived of enjoying the wonderful spring weather.
Perhaps, making part of your exercise routine outdoors may be beneficial to you.
Exercise helps keep the body moving and the mind focused. Many times all it takes is a good workout to get you mentally on track.
Make walking or jogging around the track part of your workout regime. This way you can enjoy the weather while still being productive.
After a great workout, hit the books while your mind is active and fresh.
The best way to cure spring fever is by simply enjoying the spring!
There is nothing wrong with wanting to enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Just be sure you get the job done first.
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