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How to keep up a healthy sleeping schedule with a lot of homework?

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Last Updated: 04/27/2020 at 6:46pm
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January 15th, 2015 6:22am
When it comes to placing certain things above others, sleep should always come first. Here's a suggestion: Sleep earlier and wake up earlier. In the morning, you will wake up refreshed and ready to tackle your homework!
February 19th, 2015 4:30am
Learn to budget your time more efficiently. Don't wait until the end of the day to start homework, and try to complete it throughout the day. If you find yourself easily distracted, remove yourself from distracting situations, people, or things-- even if it means leaving your laptop at home while you hit the books at a cafe or library. Find what works best for you, and stick with it. With more time on your hands, you can literally -rest easy- at night.
April 8th, 2015 4:38pm
To tackle all of your homework in one night would be detrimental to your sleep, so the best way to go about this would be to finish whatever you are assigned on the day it is assigned, not the night before it is due.
April 15th, 2015 12:11pm
Power naps instead of sleeping helps a lot to work efficiently. It will keep you healthy both mentally and physically, and will keep you fresh throughout the day so you can make the most of your day.
July 14th, 2015 1:29pm
What really helps is to create an outlined schedule to better balance your time. If you tend to leave all of your homework until late at night/after sports/after relaxing for a while, try to schedule in specific hours before or during all of that--even if just for one assignment at a time--so that you get more done through the day and don't have to stay up all night.
February 15th, 2016 7:22am
best way is to sleep early and get up very early... it is the healthiest sleep schedule. moreover there won't be anyone to interrupt so you can study peacefully
January 31st, 2017 7:27am
Don't cram all your homework in one night (the night before). Try to do your homework as soon as you get it, and if it becomes overwhelming have a break and return back to it later on/the next day. If you have too much homework, talk to your teacher about and they may be able to help!
April 3rd, 2017 8:59pm
There are a lot of studies out there that state that with studying and homework time, you shouldn't be doing too much of it because the brain gets overloaded with it. Take all the free time you can in school / class to work on things. That should really help you get those things done and try working on assignments that are due closer to say tomorrow than ones that can take some time to be done on a later date.
September 19th, 2017 6:38pm
I feel it's important to breakdown the task into smaller tasks. It is important to create a schedule and stick to it. Giving ourselves time to rest is as important as getting work done -- we need to remember that. So, trying to finish the smaller tasks in time with minimum distraction should be the main focus here. If one can do that, one will have enough time to get rest for themselves.
February 5th, 2018 4:42pm
Set a limit of time when you're doing your homework. When it's already late, sleep and set alarm to wake up early in the morning because our mind works best in the morning.
April 23rd, 2018 2:35am
You can keep up a healthy sleep schedule even when you have alot homework by dividing up your time, sorting through your assignment and see which one due dates are close and putting aside assignments that arent due quite yet to be dealt with later and at any point you feel tireless alternative your activities and bedtime schedules too.
August 21st, 2018 12:09am
When I have a limited amount of time to get certain things done throughout the day and still get to bed at my normal time. I sit down and write everything down that I need to get done for the day and set time limits for myself for example if I have homework but I need to cook dinner or do laundry I set a certain amount of time for each thing that I need to complete and stick to it the best that I can I always give myself an hour of leeway for my bed time but always make sure to wake up at the same time everyday
April 27th, 2020 6:46pm
Try to set alarms for bedtime to keep it consistent. Count at least 9 hours from your bedtime for your wake up time. The average human being needs 8 hours of sleep, so getting at least 9 hours of sleep is great. And as for all the homework try to organize your time with your homework. Such as doing a subject’s homework during a certain time period. Staying organized with your time helps relieve stress and the overwhelming feeling. Tips on sleep schedule: