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Archive for March 12th, 2018

20 Tips for a Total Spring Break Recharge

It’s Spring Break! What a perfect time to recharge, distress, get away from law school, and take a little time for yourself. It’s also a great time to start incorporating little things in your daily life that can really boost your mental and emotional wellbeing. Here are twenty ideas to try, loosely based on Mental Health America’s 31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health.

  1. Think of three things you’re grateful for and write them down.
  2. Go for a quick walk, dance around the room, or bust out a quick set of push-ups.
  3. Start your day with a special latte or tea.
  4. Take a break from social media.
  5. Think of someone you haven’t spent much time with since starting law school and reconnect with them.
  6. Plan ahead and pack your lunch for a week.
  7. Read something just for fun.
  8. Think of three successes you’ve had so far in law school and write about them.
  9. Take a break from following politics.
  10. Donate to a favorite charity.
  11. Spend some time with a furry friend.
  12. Think of five things you love about yourself and write them down.
  13. Start a conversation with someone you don’t know.
  14. Indulge in a funny TV show, movie, or YouTube video.
  15. Spend some time outdoors.
  16. Do something creative like trying out a new recipe, playing an instrument, or doing a Pinterest project.
  17. Plant something, arrange flowers, or visit a botanical garden.
  18. If something’s been bothering you, write about your feelings.
  19. Do something you haven’t done since you were a kid.
  20. Think of someone who’s helped you in law school and say thank you.