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From the Rio Olympics to Albright

As it gets colder and snowier, it’s easy to let your mind drift to warmer days full of sunshine. Some of us even daydream of the Rio Olympics- two weeks of sun, warm-weather sports, and temperatures that would definitely prevent snow. Abby Wolfe and Stacey Gawronski, both of The Muse, shared some insight on how we can incorporate lessons from the Rio Olympics into our everyday lives for success in the workplace or at school. Every student wants to do well in their classes, but it’s important to also take care of yourself in the process. Here are just a few of the suggestions that Wolfe and Gawronski provide:

  1. Get plenty of the right kind of sleep.  In other words, no all-nighters! Your body and mind won’t work effectively if they are deprived of the time they needs to restore themselves.
  2. Have confidence.  Clarify your goals for yourself, communicate them with others, and make your goals your focus.
  3. Take a break for fun.  There will be times when the to-do list seems daunting. Pencil some time into your schedule to get off campus, read a Buzzfeed article, or watch Carpool Karaoke. This will give your brain some time to relax and be ready to focus for your next round of studying.

There are many other ways we can emulate Olympic athletes to make sure we stay productive, such as finding ways to keep anxiety at bay, and eating healthy.  Learn tips from ten incredible athletes here: https://www.themuse.com/advice/10-olympic-athletes-daily-habits-you-should-steal-that-dont-involve-the-gym

Need Some Motivation?

Need Some Motivation?

Sometimes in the flurry of everyday life, it’s hard to see the big picture. No one can predict what the future will be like, but if you work hard and are kind to others, the journey will become a lot easier!

Have YOU Found Your Life’s Work?

Have YOU Found Your Life’s Work?

FastCompany posts articles on a variety of work-related subjects, and this one particularly caught our eye. Have you found a position that allows you to grow and truly makes you happy? How did you know it was the job for you? Many people say they “work for the weekend,” but if you’ve found your life’s work, then weekends are merely a break before going back to a place that makes you happy!