Now since we are keeping social distancing AKA home quarantine in our homes as we adhere to social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus outbreak. So how can we keep our studies going perfectly well from our living room or bedrooms?
Here are few tips to studying from home without lazing around –
Have a routine-
This is very important as we tend to feel very lazy when we are at home or when we don’t have to go to college. it can be tempting to sleep in ’til afternoon and throw all plans out of the window. But waking up early and having a strict routine can really help, not only in the studies but to keep a healthy mindset and body.
Make a dedicated study space –
Studies have shown that studying on a table and chair makes a big difference in productivity and motivation.
Find a corner at your home or in Hostel (if you were not able to go home and stuck in your hostel), make that a perfect study space for yourself, clean any clutter off. Decorate a little bit if you want, You could put some motivational quotes on post-it notes above your table for the positivity.
If finding a space a problem, then just sit anywhere turn your headphone on to minimize the sounds and other noises, and staring concentrating on studies.
Get dressed up-
I know sounds weird but it does work for the productivity, it is tempting to stay in our PJ’s all day long and have an inactive morning, but after few days you will start feeling sluggish.
To steer clear of that lethargic feeling, make sure you get up in the morning and exercise and get properly dressed as if you are going to your college or attending classes. Get dressed every morning to give you that boost of energy to make sure each day starts well!
Use technology for keeping up with your study and group projects-
Use the technology to connect with your friends and group member, Plan a subject-wise group study. Schedule a meeting for the group projects updates, there are so many free video chat and meeting apps which can be used, make the most of the technology to get you to work done at your hostel and PGS.
Don’t Forget the Family-
Do spend time with your family if you’re at home help your mom in household works. The most positive side of home quarantine is that you have plenty of time to spend with your family which you hardly get. So make the most of it, talk to your family, play indoor games like UNO, Cards, chess or Ludo, dive back and re-live your childhood if you are at home. If you are in your PG or Hostel then, do the video conferencing with your family members and have lots of chats with then, learn some new skills, cook for yourself there are plenty of things which can be done.
Use the Time to Build Mental health-
It’s very important than ever to do everything you can to boost your immune system and mental health during this extra stressful time. Social distancing can take its toll on your wellbeing, but luckily we have access to so many things that can help us.
There are many fitness apps they have personal instructors and dance trainers to help you, there are many exercise classes available online for free, you can also join the community volunteer groups to help vulnerable people. Participate in science and comedy festivals from your couch!
Above all, look after yourself and take care of others during this time. Stay home, study as best you can, and stay connected with your loved ones.