How To Even Bother Going To School

There are some days where the mere thought of going to school is painful. We are human, after all. Repeatedly going to the same building and forcing yourself to think and to absorb information can grow tiresome, so sometimes, a little motivation is required in order to get yourself to face the day.

Firstly, remember why you're there. What you learn in school benefits you. Sometimes it can feel like you're there against your will, but really, the stuff you learn now will most likely come in handy in the future. Plus, who doesn't want to be more intelligent?

I also find that sometimes, it's little things that both help time pass by and make my day more interesting. For example, something as minor as awesome new stationery can motivate you to write more or take organised notes and even highlight unnecessary words. It might increase the amount of idle doodling, but hey, some may argue that doodling helps concentration or memory. So it's all good. Also, having something to look forward to at lunchtime can help too. Maybe throw a little muffin or a chocolate bar into your backpack in order to boost your mood a little. Another important thing to consider for days where you just can't be bothered is what you wear. It is something that can really influence your mood. Wearing something you know you look good in can have a huge effect on your confidence and just your outlook in general so put some thought into it. However, make sure that you are comfortable because there is nothing more frustrating than leaving the house and then immediately regretting your choice in attire.

There are also some days where you just can't be bothered to converse with... anyone really. Schools and colleges can be difficult places to avoid social interaction because, well, they're often buildings crammed with people. If you're feeling like this, the best thing to do would be to find a spot, maybe in the school library or a bench outside, and lose yourself in a good book or throw on your headphones and escape reality for a bit. We all have days where we can't be bothered, but there are ways of making them more endurable. Good luck!

-Barista Ria-

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