Thank goodness it’s the time of year when we gain an extra hour. But before we start celebrating and overthinking what we are going to do with that hour, here’s some tips you might want to check out if you know you’ll need to adjust your schedule to daylight savings!
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Go Back To Your Regularly Scheduled Sleep
Just because you have an extra hour to stay up and study/game/etc doesn’t mean you should. If you are tired, don’t ignore it and push yourself. Practice good sleep hygiene and go to bed when you need it. Turn off your lights and screens, set your alarm(s), and get some ZZZs! You can go back to whatever you were doing before once you wake up refreshed
If your schedule is going to feel out of whack, the best way to get back into your rhythm is to set some reminders for yourself. If you have something you might forget to do, write down! Worried that you might arrive late to something? Set an alarm (or set multiple alarms if you don’t trust yourself)!
Don’t Put Things Off!
Just because you have an extra hour doesn’t mean that you can procrastinate for an hour longer! Those of us for have fallen for this fallacy before are familiar with what the consequences can be, so just don’t. Take care of what you need to do first. If you feel like you have the energy and the time afterwards, do ya thang. Have fun. Get turnt.
That’s pretty much it! Remember to take a break when you need it! Use that hour to get some extra rest if you can! Good luck with midterms and school, everyone!!!!