art of discipline

I have been struggling with self-discipline ever since I joined my university. And the more time passed, the less disciplined and messier my university life became. This came as a surprise to me because back in secondary school, we were taught how to be disciplined… and I had no problems with it. I would work for my O- and A-levels while writing three blog posts a week! Now, the moment something happens and gets me busier, I can barely follow my own blogging schedule.

I think it’s the lack of a stable structure at my¬†university that weakened my self-discipline. Have you looked at your timetable? Classes and tutorials are all over the place and some of them change according to the week. Back in secondary school, I had to wake up at 6 a.m. every day because school started at 8 a.m. every day. At university, sometimes my day will start at 8 a.m. but at other times it’ll start at 2 p.m.!

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As a university student, I’ve always felt pressured to be constantly working on my assignments or studying for future tests. Free time? How about I catch up on last week’s readings? And don’t forget to revise your lecture notes!

And the moment I felt like taking a break, I’d feel guilty because time is scarce and precious… I should be productive at all times.

Does that sound a lot like you too?

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