“First thing, you can get a lot done in 3 months.”

Enoch Brae: How long?
Annabel Cotton: Three months.
Enoch Brae: First thing, you can get a lot done in three months.

I recently watched a film called Restless where one of the main characters was a terminally cancer patient with 3 months to live, and it got me thinking. In some ways three months is incredibly short when most people live till they’re 70/80/90+. But watching the film you see that you really can get a lot done in 3 months. This isn’t a post about productivity, or not entirely anyway, but more about getting up and doing things. I’m on the third week of my Easter break and for most of this time I have had the mental dilemma between enjoying myself or sitting down and getting some revision done. And if I’m honest, the latter definitely hasn’t won yet. Which is crazy because I enjoy the subjects I’m studying, but with so many deadlines in the last couple of weeks I needed some time to chill ou and take a break from uni stress.

But! The justifying is over, and revision is all set to continue in full force. When I see people posting on facebook/twitter/instagram and other various social networking sites about the projects they’re up to or the fun things they are achieving such as travelling or days out, I think, what am I doing at the moment? My degree. There’s no point doing a degree unless you put in the effort to actually learn and achieve what you want to achieve, because noone is going to do it for you.

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Ok, enough philosophical thinking. Back to the revision. I hope you’re all having a good day.

Sophie x

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