It’s that time again, whether you’re gearing up to head back to high school, starting college, your first job, or just need a routine revamp, we’ve got you girl! Read on for all the most helpful tips for a smooth transition back into the daily grind!
Back to High School: Whether you’re a freshman or an upperclassmen, going back to school as a high schooler means new classes, homework, after school activities, and trying to make time for friends and a social life. A good way to keep it all organized is to have everything you need to do written down in a planner, or try starting a super efficient bullet journal! Another good way to feel totally prepared for the upcoming year is to give yourself a head start – get your outfits picked out, give yourself a cute mani, and try some of our self-care tips the night before school starts so you walk the halls with plenty of confidence, and style! Most importantly, remember to have fun! High school is only four years, and it will be over in no time, so don’t be afraid to meet new people, join new activities, and live your best life!
Heading to College: Heading to college is a major life transition, but we’re here to tell you, you’ll make it through, and look good doing it! Whether you’re in a dorm or apartment, it’s super important to establish a study area. With everything that’s going on in your life, having an area specifically for focusing on school work will really help you out! Get your computer, planner, and all your books together and set aside time every day to get work done, and plan out what needs to be done in the future. Also, creating a budget is very helpful, especially if this is your first time living on your own. Not only figuring out tuition and books, but knowing how much you spend everyday on the basics is a skill you’ll need forever; this article from NerdWallet has a lot of practical advice for getting started. With all the stress of college, don’t forget to take some time to yourself to recharge your batteries. One way you can destress is to plan a fun adult slumber party for you and all your new friends and roommates!
Office Life: You made it through college and you’re starting your first real job! Although it can be daunting heading into the office for the first time, remember, you got this! The first thing you’ll want to do is start a morning routine that works for you, so you’re ready to take on whatever your boss throws your way. It’s also important to get a good night’s sleep, so start transitioning to heading to bed earlier in the days before you start, which makes things so much easier when you have a 6 a.m. alarm. Once you get into the groove of your 9-to-5, check out our blog on making your desk more stylish, and you’ll establish yourself as a full on boss babe!
How will you get back in the groove of school and work? Share your tips and tricks in the comments below, and check us out on instagram @lulus!