The Importance of Sleep The amount of sleep that you get directly impacts your physical and mental health. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), American Psychological Association (APA), Harvard Medical School, New York Times, and Harvard Business Review, for some examples, all tout the importance of getting enough sleep. Yet, so few people make sleep a …
In school (and life) there are always papers to write, projects to collaborate on, numbers to keep track of, and presentations to prepare. When I was in school, the default option was Microsoft Office. Now you can use Google Drive, an alternative to the MSOffice suite combined with a cloud-based file system, and it’s free!
How do you keep track of all of the tasks you need to do – today, this week, and within the month? Do you have daily habits you’re trying to create or continue? Do you find yourself ready to move on to the next task, and then struggle to decide which to do? My goal for this post is to help you organize your tasks and habits and to help you more quickly move to the next task when you’re ready.
In today’s College Prep post, you will learn how to set up your Google Calendar so that all of your classes and other activities are in one place, accessible anywhere you can get on the internet (computer, phone, etc). A friend sent a college freshman’s schedule of classes and work-study for us to use: The schedule shows that this …
A quick tutorial on how to set up a new Gmail account.
There’s nothing worse than finally going to bed after working all evening and finding that you can’t fall asleep. One easy change that might help is to limit the amount of blue light you see in the hours leading up to bedtime.
College Prep – Putting systems in place to make the transition to college smoother. Ways to use technology to simplify your life, make you more productive, and, hopefully, help you to relax!