Make College Time Easy

College is a desired yet complicated time for any student. No matter how much you wanted to start your first semester and craved for the change of city and occupation, there will be a moment when you regret having too much activity and new stuff. Specialists have provided some tips to make the adaptation period at college easier.

• Nutrition.

In spite of a hot schedule, there should always be time to have a proper meal. College canteens usually offer plenty of tasty and tempting choices but those are usually not the healthiest ones. Quit snacks, fast food and eating unsystematically, and make time to have a good lunch.

The best meal is the one consisting of complex carbohydrates, protein and greens. Your mom will be proud to know you manage to make proper choices on your own. Too much coffee is also not the best decision possible. Replace 50 percent of it with pure water, tea and fresh juice. After some time you might notice that the duration of your sleep has changed for better.

• Sound sleep.

Bad sleep accompanies any student especially during the adaptation period. If you used to sleep for eight or ten hours while you were at high school, it is not fair with your body to reduce sleep to 5 hours. Turning into a zombie will not help your studies, so try to take a nap in the midday at least. At times, it is better to sacrifice a regular and run-in-the-mill party and go to bed, than hating yourself the day after because you did not.

• Physical Activity.

Running from a building to a building within the campus desperately trying to find your class is considered much of an exercise. Nevertheless, real physical activity should be present in your daily routine. At the first thought, this kind of leisure can only make you even more exhausted. However, when you think this over, you will realize sport is actually a good solution to overcome stress. Make some time to visit gym at least a couple times a week or jog before classes. In a fortnight, you will notice a positive change in the body and mood.

• Right Choices.

One of the most important issues while at college is fighting stress. You can do this by making different decisions that include asking for help before you realize things got too difficult to cope with like getting professional help:

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About the author, Oussama Afellad

I'm an 18 years old web and graphic designer. I was born in a nice city in the north of Morocco, called Tangier; The gate between Africa and Europe! My journey to get here has involved a lot of personal projects, designing and optimising clients' websites etc... As for now, I work as a freelancer, I spend my time developing a number of my clients' websites and creating templates and graphics to sell them on the envato marketplaces.

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