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    I know that other people as well as myself would find it useful to have some realistic tips to prevent procrastination. So how to you stop yourself from procrastinating?
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    Try system of rewards. Every time you do something, give yourself a reward. Thats what I did, for every lets say an hour and a half of revision, I would play 45 minutes in video games and it helped me A LOT.
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    Learn how to discipline yourself.
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    - Bring deadlines forward (stress management)
    - Turn phone off or give it to someone to look after whilst you work
    - Plan the work the day before starting so you don’t go into it blind-sighted
    - No TV/Radio/Phone/YouTube/Music (unless it helps you study)
    - Have a bottle of water with you so you don’t have to keep getting up for a drink
    - Set up internet tabs/notes the night before so you don’t spend ages sorting your laptop out
    - Buy stationary you know you’ll use so you’re more inclined to work (journals, cool notebooks, new highlighters, etc)
    - Create a timeline of all deadlines, exam dates, mocks and draft hand-ins so you know when you should start one piece of work and when you should realistically have it finished by
    - Make a tick list so you can tick of module topics or essays that are due so you get a satisfactory sense of completion with each piece of work
    - Reward yourself when you do a days worth of work/revision - food, clothes shopping, gaming, phone break, etc, whatever makes you happy
    - Get up earlyish (makes the day longer so you have more time and so you don’t work into the night, I finish all work at 8pm because I lose focus after that, but I don’t get up before 7am because that’s too early for me to concentrate)
    - Write out positive affirmations to boost motivation and confidence in your work (post-it notes are good, or on a white board)
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    (Original post by Lily048)
    - Bring deadlines forward (stress management)
    - Turn phone off or give it to someone to look after whilst you work
    - Plan the work the day before starting so you don’t go into it blind-sighted
    - No TV/Radio/Phone/YouTube/Music (unless it helps you study)
    - Have a bottle of water with you so you don’t have to keep getting up for a drink
    - Set up internet tabs/notes the night before so you don’t spend ages sorting your laptop out
    - Buy stationary you know you’ll use so you’re more inclined to work (journals, cool notebooks, new highlighters, etc)
    - Create a timeline of all deadlines, exam dates, mocks and draft hand-ins so you know when you should start one piece of work and when you should realistically have it finished by
    - Make a tick list so you can tick of module topics or essays that are due so you get a satisfactory sense of completion with each piece of work
    - Reward yourself when you do a days worth of work/revision - food, clothes shopping, gaming, phone break, etc, whatever makes you happy
    - Get up earlyish (makes the day longer so you have more time and so you don’t work into the night, I finish all work at 8pm because I lose focus after that, but I don’t get up before 7am because that’s too early for me to concentrate)
    - Write out positive affirmations to boost motivation and confidence in your work (post-it notes are good, or on a white board)
    Thank you so much! This is so helpful. What time do you usually start working if you stop around 8pm?
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    (Original post by hemalikmatharu)
    Thank you so much! This is so helpful. What time do you usually start working if you stop around 8pm?
    It honestly depends! Some days not till gone 10am (just how I’m feeling) some days I’ll be on it and ready by 8/9! Do what you feel like you honestly can - don’t force mornings if they aren’t your thing and you prefer evenings! Move the day forward a few hours if you prefer! ☺️
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