Are you not in a mood to study but have to study?
If you’re looking for, how to study when you are not in the mood then I can help you with this article. Because here, I am going to tell you 7 effective tips which will surely make your mood to study now while enjoying.
But before walking on the tips first you need to understand when you are not in the mood to study? Remember, Until you’ll find the right answer for this query it can be difficult for you to study. And for this, I guess these 6 reasons could be responsible for it.
- When you have taken a long gap to study
- When you don’t have sufficient knowledge of subjects
- When you don’t have a good way to study
- When you have other works to do
- When you have to study a seemingly boring subject that you don’t like
- Or else, when you’re getting disturbed by your surrounding
I hope you must be agreed with my guess. But, If any reason could not be matched with your case then try to find it first and then apply my tips.
Tips on how to study when you are not in the mood:
1: Write a worklist for your study
This is my key point and a very interesting thing, which can push your mind to study. Now what exactly you have to do?
Well, if you don’t want to look at your books now then take a pen and a blank paper and write all the topics and subjects which you have to study now.
You must be enjoying it while making this list. After making it, think your list like a goal or target which you have to complete now, and start studying. I am sure, this will motivate you to study now.
One more thing, when you complete any topic from the list then, make a cross(❌) on the list because making a cross on the list will show you, you’re completing the list and your target.
2: Make your room studying likable
A proper and dedicated place for study really matters for making your mood to study.
So, where you study and as I said, Is your surrounding supports you to study?
If you don’t have a proper place to study then somewhere you don’t feel like studying. So find any corner of your home that should be distraction-free where no one can disturb you.
Even if your phone is not a part of your studies the keep aside your phone while studying. It can grab your attention.
Note: If you study at home then instead of studying on the bed or couch, use a study table and chair. Using a study table and chair will not make you feel sleepy and bored although it can make your mood to study.
But if you already study according to this tip then look at the next tips.
3: Think about your dreams and the benefits of studying
This is quite stressful but a really helpful tip for you. And I think you might have understood what I want to say.
If you’re studying today it means you want to fulfill your dreams and want to have a bright future. And as you know this all thing you can get when you’ll study effectively.
So take a 5 minutes break and visualize your dream and the benefits of studying. This will definitely motivate you to study and become serious.
So try this whenever you won’t want to study. But don’t think too much and take any kind of stress.
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4: Change your way of studying
If your mood still doesn’t change then you should change your way of studying.
At this time, maybe you might have to read a book but you can learn that topic on your phone or laptop too by reading articles on Google or watching it on YouTube.
Isn’t it a good way to learn and understand a topic?
In my opinion, it’s an awesome way to study and understand any topic when you don’t want to read a book. But make sure you should not get distracted by notifications or any other videos or something while studying.
5: Don’t study a boring or hard topic at that time
Now it’s a very important point that I have already mentioned in my reasons list. (Check now in the above bullet points)
There is no brainer if you have to study a seemingly boring subject or a subject in which you’re weak then you will not willing to study now.
So if you really have to study any such topic or subject then change your subject and start studying an easy and interesting subject at that time that you love to study. And once your mood will be make then move to your boring subject.
But in any case, if you have to study that subject now then learn first how to study a boring subject and make it interesting.
6: Study while listening to music
Study with listening to music- Isn’t it a better combination for study?
I don’t know about you but I often used to study mathematics while playing music. And it gave me two benefits- First, It made my mood to study and second give me a better concentration.
Concentration on study while listening to music?
Well if you didn’t aware of it, let me tell you It’s a scientifically proven fact that listening to music helps you to make a better concentration on your studies.
But it could be only helpful when you choose music (not songs) different from your favorite genre and that music should be a repetitive pulse.
So, I must say, change your enviroment and go somewhere in fresh and natural air and study there while listening to music. You’ll really enjoy your study.
7: Study in small chunks
Have you ever heard about the Promodora Technique? I think you’d have. But if you don’t have let me introduce you quickly then I’ll come to the point.
The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. According to it, Students should study in small chunks of 25-30 minutes and take a 5-minute rest.
Now the question is how it can be helpful in your case?
So here is the deal:
Assume I’ll make my mood to study now for only 25 minutes because 25 minutes is a very small duration and you can make your mood for a small duration.
And once you find your study interesting then again study for 25 minutes after taking a small break. While studying in this way, Make sure you study without any distractions and understand a topic sincerely and use your phone on breaks only.
So here I have shared all the important tips that will help you to study when you are not in the mood.
Here is a quick look at all tips:-
- Write a worklist for study:
- Make your room studying likable:
- Think about your dreams and the benefits of studying:
- Change your way of studying:
- Don’t study a boring or hard topic at that time:
- Study while listening to music:
- Study in small chunks:
Now I want to hear from you:
Which tips from this article are you most excited to try?
Tell me in the comment. I am curious.