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Why It’s OK To Be Unproductive Sometimes

We all need that time for ourselves.

Why It’s OK To Be Unproductive Sometimes

I usually stay away from Netflix when I'm in school. I always feel like there are better things to do than binge-watching a show on a weekend. I try to use my free time to do things that I like, and I try to spend as much time as possible with my friends.

Before the summer started, I was worried I was going to lose my mind after school was over because I had nothing planned. Since I started college, I've always had this idea that being unproductive is the absolute worst. So just chilling at home was a definite no for me. However, this summer has taught me so much about taking the time to care for myself. I have been lucky enough to travel, but I have also found myself binge-watching shows on Netflix.

I know me from the past would cringe at the thought of just watching TV, but I have come to realize how important it is to disconnect myself from everything. This past year was particularly stressful; I was no longer a freshman and I had more responsibilities than before. I have enjoyed being unproductive for the most part this summer. I am also doing things that I love like working out or spending time with my family. I remember last year how I couldn't wait to go back to school, but this year it feels so different. Even though I am eager to start school again, I am truly enjoying the moment and taking advantage of it.

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