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10 Ways To Stay Motivated For The Rest Of The Semester

Because you've got to get through it.


I don't know about you but lately, I have been struggling to do anything related to school. I'm not sure if it is just a senioritis thing or if it is just an everyone thing. I have always been pretty motivated to do school things up until a couple of weeks ago. Have no idea what happened, I think I am just physically and mentally drained, and most of us get that way toward the end of the year. Here are 10 ways to help you stay motivated for the rest of the year.

Summer is only three months away

Just think after these next two months, you can relax by the pool and get your tan on.

Moving on to bigger and better things

My true motivation right here, I just keep thinking to myself — two more months and then I am off to college to do what I love every single day. That's pretty freaking awesome.

Remind yourself of long-term goals

I have to remind myself sometimes of why I need to do well now and why it is important to finish strong — to succeed later.

Schedule in some downtime

Sometimes the reason we are not motivated to do anything is because we haven't set time out for ourselves, we get so busy with school, job, friends but we don't allow ourselves to take a breather and sometimes I am just as quilty.

Be a kid for a while

Everything you do probably revolves around your school life. So drop the backpack for a bit and go out. Forget that you are a student and just be in the moment.

Change your routine

Mix up your routine. You might be in a little funk because you do the same thing every day. Try something new!!!

Have breaks in between your homework or study sessions

As the weather gets nicer, it feels like when you are doing homework or studying you are missing out. Rather than fighting the urge set up a time to have breaks. Give yourself time to breathe.

Get good sleep

I know personally when I am tired and did not get much sleep the night before, I get less motivated to do anything, especially school work.

 Get organized!

The more you know what you have to do in advanced the better off you will be. I know that when I was doing all the college forms and stuff. I had a plan and it got me to do what I needed to do. This will help you stay more motivated than ever.

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