Self-Care & Study Tips for College Students
Don’t jump from studying one subject directly into studying another. Students should take breaks between study sessions. The concept of studying in increments is nothing new. The Pomodoro Technique, as it is called, is a time management technique where the student studies for 30-45 minutes and then takes a 10-15 minute break. Even if you need to study or work on one project for a specific class for 2 hours, the Pomodoro study shows it’s still best to break that 2 hours into 3 or 4 segments.
But what should you do with that 10-15 minutes between?
What you should not do is fret over the work that is yet to be done. Worry and anxiety will not help you.
When taking a break, even if it’s just for 10 minutes do something that brings you joy and takes your mind off of your studies. But set a timer and stick to it! Here are a few ideas.:
Have a cup of hot tea. A study conducted by Dr Malcolm Cross and Rita Michaels,...