I am currently in the process of preparing for competitive exams in management studies. Staying at home at the moment and want some tips on maintaining discipline in terms of schedule – for example, sleeping on time, exercise routine etc. I tend to get lazy at times and routine tends to go haywire. How do i stay on track and ensure minimal wastage of time?
@brievoung – any idea on what to do to stay at peak performance? I am also working part-time as an online tutor.
I’ve noticed that my life works best if I boil it down to one or two things.
Studies: I would read a chapter, write a page, and review my notes every day. (Read, write, review something every day) I would also study in a group.
Sleeping: Bed by 11, wake up at 7
Exercise: After studying an hour (enough to feel virtuous) I would use exercise to take a break and integrate the mental with physical movement. Then you can finish up if any studying is left when you are in that calm post-exercise state. Review notes then?
Chores/Errands: Do on the weekends or when you don’t have class the next day.
Basically my advice is study for an hour first thing in the morning/when you’re able every day. Then Exercise. Then do whatever else you have to do.
Okay Inky, thanks. At the moment, i need to devote about 3-4 hours a day to the online tutoring, 6 hours of exam study prep a day and the rest i can allocate for other activities. I tend to get lazy often. Thats the part i struggle with.
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