Why I am sharing these simple rules for taking care of yourself during your thesis? Well… in simply: “mens sana in corpore sano” is a Latin phrase, usually translated as “a healthy mind in a healthy body”.
In other words, in sporting and educational contexts this phrase represents an invitation to reflect on the fact that a healthy body is an important ( or essential ) part of mental and psychological well-being.

taking care of yourself
taking care of yourself

What follows is a selection of ideas that you may want (or not want) to consider for yourself. Do not get me wrong: I am not suggesting to change your lifestyle. However, if you find yourself in a period of struggle, just listen to the ideas, take the good and throw the rest away.

If you are doing well, congratulations! I am sure that you are handsome, and if you have other resources, to share just drop me a line, I will be happy to add it to this mini collection.

Consider starch like rice potatoes corn, etc. as a main ingredient for your diet. This talk may tell you why:

What should you buy at the supermarket? Should you cook your meals? Here you can get an idea:

Do you think that you can do more? What about  doing sports? Probably you know that the number one reason for saying no to doing sports is: I do not have time. Guess what is the second. I am too lazy to do sports even when I have time.

This video tells you about the basic of physical healthiness and how to consider some movement in your life.

Are you considering giving  a shot to a healthy lifestyle while writing your thesis? Where does your energy comes from in order to have heat, movement and thinking?

It is relatively simple. All you have to do is (i) eat less, (ii) move (and think!) more and (iii) keep breathing.

So, in summary, the rules are relatively simple. Put some attention to your eating habits and, based on how you feel, do some movement. Your thinking process will greatly improve from these simple (but effective) actions.

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This article (Simple Rules for taking care of yourself during before and after your thesis) is part of the miniseries on how to write a good thesis, you can see the full list of posts on the following links:

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