A Good College Life Style
Do you still remember how your college life was? Did you gain the freshman fifteen? It is common that college students have tons of homework and participate in many extracurricular activities. A lack of sleep, regular exercise, and balanced diet often occurs. This unhealthy life-style lowers a student’s ability to learn and study. In the following report, I will closely examine this issue and talk about the importance of getting enough sleep, regular exercise, and maintaining a balanced diet as ways to improve a college life-style.
First and foremost, many college students underestimate the importance of getting enough sleep. They just think not getting enough sleep will just cause sleepiness the next day. However, it will also slow your response and lower your ability to concentrate for a long period of time. Moreover, many scientists have already proved that a lack of sleep will affect bodily function. Basically, sleep lets organs such as the brain and liver rest. If we sleep for only a short period, our organs have to work longer and have less time to rest. Physiologists have pointed out that, because cells do not have enough time to repair and recover, a lack of sufficient sleep will cause people to age faster. Therefore, getting enough sleep is indisputably important to college students, who are still growing and maturing.
In fact, my uncle is a physiologist, so I learned about the importance of getting enough sleep when I was six. Since then, I have slept at least six hours every school night. You may think that six hours is not sufficient, but I lengthen my sleep time from six to nine hours every weekend and holiday. The extra three hours act as compensation and allows my body more time to repair and recover. It seems I have a good sleep schedule. Nevertheless, there is still room for improvement. Listening to music before bed has long been my habit, so I could improve my sleep quality by switching off the MP3...