7 Things to do on a Winter Break + Christmas Coupon Code!

activities for the Christmas break

The winter break is nigh! Finally, the time of the year when you can relax and do absolutely nothing is almost here. However, nothing is not the only thing you can do during the break, and some activities can be both useful and entertaining.

1. Read a book. You may not have enough time for reading books for pleasure during the semester, but now you’ve got a chance to remember that books can also be not about calculus. To get some ideas of what to read next check our list of best non-fiction books! Continue reading “7 Things to do on a Winter Break + Christmas Coupon Code!”

Why Social Media and You Should Take a Break in the Relationship?

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Summer is the best season to switch off and relax, and it’s never been more fitting to take a break off social media. If you simply can’t imagine spending a day without social media, and if you feel that your relationship has become a little bit too controlling from their side, here’s a whole list of reasons to have a bit less of them in your life below. You can also get inspired by examples of other people benefiting from social media detox: check, for example, Catherine Price’s How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life.

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Imagine how much time you spend browsing through the feeds of different social networks, consuming information of dubious usefulness. Dare to ask yourself: do you really need to read these “13 Hilarious Tweets about Pokemon”? If you can happily live without this knowledge, then you may spend this time on something else: catch up with a friend, take a hike or read one of these best non-fiction books.

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When are the best times to sell textbooks?

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Buyback quotes of textbooks fluctuate a lot when comparing those during different seasons, months, and even a couple of weeks apart. If the supply is too high and used textbooks market is flooded by them in a matter of days, obviously, the prices will fall swiftly, and you won’t get too much. This guide is to help you find the best time to sell textbooks and beware of the worst.

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7 Easy Tips for Study Breaks

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Every student wants their study routine to be as efficient as it can get. Many surveys have shown that taking breaks significantly improves the performance and memorization, and it has been known for quite a while that “sharpening the saw” and not letting your brain overwork helps you “cut the tree”, or get things done quicker and more effectively. It’s important to know that there is a certain time for taking breaks, which is approximately every ninety minutes, and certain activities that will allow you not to get too distracted from the studies.

Here you will find a list of the most relaxing and energizing activities. Remember that they shouldn’t make it difficult for you to get back to studies, and don’t make them longer than they were supposed to be! Varying different activities also enhances your performance and helps you find which is the best for you.

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