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February 4th, 2009 admin

Usually I am a proponent of productivity. In fact in the past I’ve dedicated many a post to getting your act together and getting some work done.

But what about those times (like the suggested 10 minute break to every 1 hr of studying) when your brain needs a break from intellectual stimuli? I’m talking about when you’ve studied for 27 hours straight, been dumped by your first real boyfriend/girlfriend, or accidentally threw your retainer in the dumpster and had to spend 45 minutes looking for it (and 45 minutes after that showering to get the garbage smell off you).

Well, then you need a break. And these are my personal favorites:

Slightly Addictive Games


Animals Being Cute/Amusing

Things to Read, Do, and Look At

Okay, now get back to work!

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  • 1. Edu Links for Feb 4, 2009&hellip  |  February 4th, 2009 at 10:33 pm

    […] Over at Surving College Life, Jamie has a great list of fun things to do when you need a study break. […]

  • 2. Jessica  |  February 5th, 2009 at 7:10 am

    Oh awesome! Fun stuff. Thank you! I have to try YourFont.

  • 3. Jamie  |  February 6th, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    @ Jessica: Yes you definitely should! Most font sites cost like $10, but I gave YourFont a shot the other day and it was free and super fast to do. 🙂

  • 4. Jessica  |  February 6th, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    I did it tonight and told my friends about it on facebook! Already they are telling their friends. It’s spreading like wildfire. 🙂

    Thanks so much for your site!

  • 5. LMS  |  April 16th, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    Wow, neat. I’ve been playing text twist for quite sometime now. and it is certainly addictive. I need to check out the rest too. Thanks a lot for the information. Appreciate it. Cheers

  • 6. Learning Management System  |  April 20th, 2009 at 8:54 am

    When i was young my mother told me the same things. Right now i am old man and i can confirm that giving your brain some small breaks(usually i give 15 min in 1 hour) gives you much more productivity in learning.

  • 7. Kaci  |  August 20th, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    I have a tetris problem.

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