How to Maintain Balance Between School, Work and Your Personal Life

In college, it can be really tough to not only find your way but also balance a heavy course load, work and a personal life. If you’re struggling to find that right balance, here are four tips to help guide you.

1. Be Organized

One of the best ways to find balance is to buy a planner! Your planner will become your life and your go-to. It will house all of your information from classwork to your work schedule to events you plan on attending. If you are organized, it will instantly make you feel less stressed because you know exactly where everything is and what you have to complete next.

2. Stay Focused

No matter where you are in life, you just have to stay focused and motivated until you get to where you want to be. It can be challenging to have a life outside of school and work but if you just focus on one thing at a time and pace yourself, it will take a weight off your shoulders.

3. Make Yourself a Priority

Sometimes it’s easy to forget to put yourself first! You have to remain the priority throughout all of the extra things that you have going on in your life. You can do little things like going to get your nails done or just simply going to get a cup of coffee at a coffee shop and reflecting on everything currently going on. Take time for you!

4. Find a Strong Support System

The most important thing you can have is a strong support system. You need to surround yourself with people that want to see you see win and who will push you to your full potential. Nothing compares to having people that support you 100% and allow you to be your complete self.

This blog post was written by Account Associate Bianca Whaumbush.

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