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    I'm revising for exams, did three last week and I have three coming up this week. I feel completely burnt out, but I need to revise and don't have time to sleep.

    Suggestions?
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    Go for a walk?
    Meditate?
    Yoga?
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    Go running
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    (Original post by LTG)
    I'm revising for exams, did three last week and I have three coming up this week. I feel completely burnt out, but I need to revise and don't have time to sleep.

    Suggestions?
    Swimming, and a bit of Jazz perhaps
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    It may be weird but I use this app called 'Calm' (no product placement here hahah just a genuine recommendation. It is sort of like meditation but not your stereotypical cross legged mmm'ing stuff. It just goes through short 10 minute exercises with you which help you to focus, become more self aware and calmer in day to day life. I always feel refreshed after a calm session and my body feels lighter and free of problems.

    You can get the Calm app through the apple store and you may even be able to get it on the android/google store but I am not sure. Hope this helps and you feel better soon! Good luck in your exams too
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    One may find happiness and tranquility in cake.
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    I go to the gym and that helps but it's more mental if anything.


    (Original post by NatalieBlundell)
    It may be weird but I use this app called 'Calm' (no product placement here hahah just a genuine recommendation. It is sort of like meditation but not your stereotypical cross legged mmm'ing stuff. It just goes through short 10 minute exercises with you which help you to focus, become more self aware and calmer in day to day life. I always feel refreshed after a calm session and my body feels lighter and free of problems.

    You can get the Calm app through the apple store and you may even be able to get it on the android/google store but I am not sure. Hope this helps and you feel better soon! Good luck in your exams too
    I will have a look now, thanks. I sometimes use ASMR videos to preoccupy me when working, but it doesn't work for me anymore sadly.
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    You need a bit of happy neurotransmitters, my friend

    Get out of the house
    Walk to the nearest supermarket
    Get something that you know you will love to eat (popcorn, anything)
    Watch a tv show, or play a game for an hour/ an hour and a half, work out, draw, listen to some cool songs...whatever would make you happy- and only think about how much you're enjoying yourself for that hour and don't think about your exams.
    After an hour get back and start slowly to carry on revising until you get back to your normal pase.
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    Take a short break, do what you love doing, whether it's reading a book, socialising, yoga, etc. it's all about what you wanna do, then once your energy is back, hit the study again, but keep revolving with the breaks, study sessions, etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc
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    (Original post by LTG)

    I will have a look now, thanks. I sometimes use ASMR videos to preoccupy me when working, but it doesn't work for me anymore sadly.
    I heard they can be good too. Calm is sort of like them but the exercises are more purposeful and effective in my opinion and really help with focus and concentration as well as learning to live in the present. Which is great if you're stressing over exams and stuff
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    Baking / pizza topping time. Stick your notes on the wall or something and just read them whilst you bake.

    food + revision
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    (Original post by LaMandarine)
    You need a bit of happy neurotransmitters, my friend Get out of the houseWalk to the nearest supermarketGet something that you know you will love to eat (popcorn, anything)Watch a tv show, or play a game for an hour/ an hour and a half, work out, draw, listen to some cool songs...whatever would make you happy- and only think about how much you're enjoying yourself for that hour and don't think about your exams.After an hour get back and start slowly to carry on revising until you get back to your normal pase.
    This seems like a good piece of unlicensed advice.
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    Exercise. It is the last thing I feel like doing but it really does help. Even just a quick five mins on the exercise bike or a quick ten min walk around the block is enough to perk me up.

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    I stick a musical on and have a good ol' sing along

    Either that or I do some Tiffany Rothe workouts and I'm sorted!
 
 
 
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