Studying at home has its own benefits. You can study in a more comfortable and peaceful environment. However, on the downside there can be a lot of distractions like the TV, social media, sleeping, guest visits etc. due to which you may keep on procrastinating your tasks.
But say no more! Here we are providing some tips that will help you get on track and accomplish your study targets while also managing your time.
- Create a Strict Daily Plan
First and foremost, create your daily plan and follow it religiously. This plan will help you to manage your time effectively and will help you to achieve your daily targets. Thankfully, there are a number of daily planner apps using which you can create your schedule in no time. Daily Check and Any.do are great time management apps you can use.
- Learn Foreign Languages Using Duolingo or Interpals
Instead of wasting your time scrolling through the social media apps and binging on TV shows and movies, spend your time to learn new things. One good idea is to learn foreign languages as it is always good to have additional skills. The good thing is there are many apps that you can download in your smartphone for free and learn the languages. Duolingo and Interpals are two of the most popular apps for learning a number of foreign languages.
- Create Telegram, Skype, Zoom Groups
We are living in an era full of technologies. All thanks to the developers and programmers, we have such platforms where we can collaborate with our team members, friends and teachers. Studying in groups helps in clearing doubts and understanding the topics in a better way. You can share notes, lectures and also get valuable advice from your tutors. You can either join the Telegram, Skype or Zoom groups or can create your own.
- Find Tutors Online
You can find a number of tutors on apps like WiziQ and GlobalScholar for each of your subjects. The best thing is, you can select the one who’s lectures you find easy to understand and grasp. Start by shortlisting a few teachers and then try to know them in person.
- Use Audext To Transcribe Your Audio Lectures Online
Although audio lectures are great as you can listen to them anywhere, anytime, written text is easier to understand and easy to grasp. All thanks to Audext audio transcription tool which allows you to convert audio to text format in no time. You can then print the text file and make a hardcopy which you can read, understand and revise more effectively. Not only the audio lectures, but you can also convert any voice to text using this wonderful tool.
- Listen To The Audio Books
We all love listening to music right? In fact, it is a great way to relieve some stress. However, along with entertaining yourself, build a habit of listening to audiobooks and podcasts. You will learn a lot in your free time and along with it, you will develop good listening skills. Audible and Librivox are some great applications that offer thousands of books that you can listen for free. Apart from books, you can also listen to motivational podcasts that will keep you on track.
- Indulge In Self Care
Most importantly, take good care of yourself. It is extremely important to keep your mind and your body healthy. There is a well known saying “A Healthy Mind Resides In A Healthy Body”, it means if your body is not healthy, you will not be able to focus on your work.
Hence, take proper care of your health by keeping yourself active. For this, follow a workout routine, eat healthily and spend time in yoga and meditation. And most importantly, keep stress away from yourself!
So, these were a few pieces of advice you can follow to use your time to the fullest while staying at home.