All students experience a lack of focus and motivation at some point. But don’t wait for inspiration to strike. Smodin shares some helpful tips on how you can boost your productivity.
How to be a better Student
1- Eliminate distractions.
Nowadays we have several distractions at our fingertips, they have their advantages since they allow us to be connected with our friends at all times, but they can also be a double-edged sword by constantly requiring our attention, that is why it is suggested to Turn off social media notifications, put your phone on do not disturb mode, create some time to focus on your current tasks.
2- The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Lao Tse
Small steps, reaching big goals in life can take dedication, and often the scale of a goal can be threatening, if you look at the big task ahead of you, you may get scared and never start it, so it is important to start Little, with small steps, if your goal is to write a book, it may seem like a monumental task, but what if you focused on just writing one page per day? At the end of the year, you would have a 365-page book! By focusing on taking small progressive steps, you have turned what can be an immeasurable task into something you can accomplish in just one year.
3- Sleep well.
Some studies indicate that 50% of students sleep poorly, and at least 60% of students haven’t had enough sleep for at least 3 days a week.
Sleeping well is essential to improving intellectual capacity. Our brain needs to disconnect for several hours to process the information that we accumulate during the day. Not only the quantity of sleep is important, but also the quality. Lack of sleep negatively impacts our learning, memory, and performance. Poorly asleep students tend to have lower scores, enjoy their days less, and are more likely to experience academic failure.