09/03 - CATASTROPHIZING
By nature, human beings crave routine and information about the future. For many reasons, not knowing our next steps can feel like a real threat. One of the most beneficial things that we can do for our own mental health is to not believe everything we think. Take a moment to imagine the "best-possible scenario." How does that change your perspective and your feelings? For a more in-depth look, check out this video.
09/03 - MONOTASK
Here is ONE tip to make it through your daily "to-do" list. MONOTASK instead of MULTITASK, which means to focus on ONE thing. Set a timer and devote 20-30 minutes to ONE assignment or ONE class. Don't respond to emails or texts or check on your Instagram. Reward yourself with a short break before moving forward. Repeat this process until you come to the end of your school day. For more, watch this short video.