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Second semester: let's get it right

Tori Jozwiak, Editor

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As we wrap up the third week of second semester, many might still be trying to get back into the swing of things. From late nights over break to now early mornings for school, it may seem almost impossible to get back to where you were before school let out. Here a a few easy tips to find your mojo again.

1. Get to bed early

That may seem almost impossible to a high schooler, but sleep is a special something that your body needs to keep going. Put Netflix away and instead watch your eyelids close at a decent time.

2. Plan out your week

Due to most brains being shut off during break, it could have seemed as though the first day back was almost as bad as Finals; assignments, projects, tests, homework, the list could go on. The easiest way to lessen the load and the stress is to plan out how your upcoming week might look. That way, you could at least get a general outlook and start breaking up when to do your schoolwork.

3. Take it one day at a time

Though it was previously recommended that you plan out your week, you don’t want to drive yourself crazy and become overwhelmed. Focus on the day at hand and the work you should be doing for that day. If you look too far ahead into your life, then all of this advice goes right out the window. This will help keep your stress levels low and positivity up.

4. Stay motivated and set goals

In second semester, it almost seems as though the end is never approaching. If you’re already counting down the days till summer break, that might be a bit too far. Instead, count the days until Street Scenes break or Spring Break. Or to make it even smaller, have a countdown till the next early release/late start day. Other than counting down to when you’re not in school, it is important for you to set in school goals as well. Maybe you want a certain grade in a class or maybe you want to make three new friends this year before summer. Whatever it is, set goals for yourself to stay motivated.

5.  Don’t forget to relax and let your brain breathe

What most students tend to forget is that it is in fact healthy to put the books (and cellphones) down and just let your brain decompress for a few minutes. If it feels as though you couldn’t possibly stop or focus anymore, that’s normally a sign for you to take a break.

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