Exams over, what now?
Exams are nearly over. Yay! But, what now? You now have a summer full of possibilities waiting for you, but it might not doesn’t feel that way, as exams ending can be a bit of anticlimax.
Your wellbeing is very important to keep up with. Part of your wellbeing is taking care of yourself, both mentally and physically.
Finishing your exams is one thing, but you’ve also probably been under a great deal of pressure for the last year, so time to do some rejuvenating.
Meditate instead of napping
The time you may use to take a quick power nap could be better used for meditating.
Meditating can improve your concentration and focus, and is very relaxing. It also comes with physical benifits as well such the reduction in blood pressure, and the strengthening of your immune system.
Walk, run, or bike instead of taking the train
Yes it may be a bit longer but it is worth it. Exercise is good for the body and the mind. It helps reduce stress, helps you sleep better, and even raises your energy levels. Any and everyone can use some that.
Join a sports club instead of sleeping in
Sleep is important but too much is just as bad as too little. Waking up on a routine will help make sure the optimum amount of sleep is achieved.
A sports team will put you on a routine sleep schedule. Joining a sports club aslo gives you the benefits of exercise.
Find a job
Nothing is more boring than doing nothing! A part-time job will help you earn money, which can buy you a bit more independence to spend your free time as you want.
It will also allow you to meet new people.
Take a look at applying for jobs for more.
We’re always banging on about the benefits of volunteering, but there are many.
Spend time with friends
If you’ve just completed your Leaving Cert, who knows where all your school friends will be next year. Make sure to spend some quality time with your friends.
Find a hobby rather than disappear in the the rabbithole of Netflix to get the best out of your summer.