DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Campus and Community > Wellness Wednesday: Planning for a successful Winter quarter
By Natalie Altenburg, HEAT Peer Educator /
January 27, 2021 /
Posted in: CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY /
Find an effective way to plan. Everyone has their own preference in planning schedules and organizing academic assignments. If you do not know how you prefer to plan, or have never made a plan before, try out different methods and use what you find works best. Regardless of how you plan, having a strategy can help you feel more organized and comfortable with what and by when you need to get tasks done.
Look ahead at your coursework. Try to anticipate when you will have more challenging or time consuming assignments and exams. If you know when to expect big or difficult assignments, it will be much easier to plan, prioritize and figure out how you will be able to successfully shift your schedule to get everything done.
Schedule time for self-care. It is always important to make self-care a priority. Have several go-to activities to take care of your physical, emotional, social and environmental health. Consider this your self-care toolbox. Having many tools in this toolbox ensures you won't find yourself without a backup plan. Make sure you are doing things every day to help take care of yourself by penciling these breaks into your schedule.
If you are looking for some personal guidance in planning for the quarter, consider signing up for a one–-one wellness coaching appointment with HPW. You can request an appointment with our online form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (773) 325-7129.
Take Care of yourself. Take Care of others. Take Care, DePaul.