Balancing a busy schedule: do's and dont's - Deepstash

Balancing a busy schedule: do's and dont's

`1. Don't over commit yourself: Don't be afraid to tell your friends no and stay in for an evening with the family, catch up on your studies or just get a little rest and relaxation.

2. Do make a schedule and stick to it

3. Don't let your social life take center stage

4. Do prioritize:

5. Don't push yourself too hard- it's fine to do it once in a while, but doing it often isn't the best idea.

7.Do make time for what matters most:

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