A Guide To A Productive Summer Break

Hello everyone, it’s Zainab, welcome or welcome back to my blog! It’s the beginning of the summer holidays now – and I could not be more excited. One thing I’m looking forward to is getting time to relax, however I think it is important to give yourself a small amount of time in the Summer to do something productive (and this can be done in a variety of out-of-the-box ways) So today, I’ll be sharing my guide to being productive this summer break!

Firstly, What Does It Mean To Be Productive?

Resulting in or providing a large amount or supply of something

Cambridge Dictionary

Above is the simplest definition of the word ‘productive.’ In this context, it’s doing a lot of something that can stimulate your brain or give it some type of new information (which usually provides pleasant results). For example, studying would be considered productive as it’s reinforcing new information!

Productivity means something different to everyone. To one person, it might be writing a fun blog post, or to another person it might be a 3 hour study session. Whatever it means to you, you can find ways to implement it, in the simplest ways, even in your summer break.

1 – Interleave Revision Sessions

Since this is summer break, I still want to include studying as a small part of my productivity. During your summer break, it is not necessary to work everyday for 6 hours a day (because the whole point of the break is to have time off of school). But, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to just interleave a few revision sessions over the course of the weeks during the break just to go over your notes before the new school year!

6 Week Break Example

  • Week 1 & 2 – Relax/Enjoy your summer break to the fullest
  • Week 3 – Exactly the same just include a few revision sessions over the course of that week
  • Week 4 & 5 – Relax/Enjoy your summer break to the fullest
  • Week 6 – Exactly the same just include a few revision sessions over the course of that week to prepare for back to school.

Even during the weeks where you include a few sessions, you don’t have to do that much! Maybe go over your notes from the previous year, or check up on anything you were unsure about. I’d say maximum do an hour a day as you’re only consolidating your notes – and pick one day to do a specific subject! Also, feel free to alter this if you make plans or are going on holiday (remember it’s your break so you don’t have to stick to this like an exam timetable!)

2 – Visit A New Place

It might sound surprising, but even by visiting a new area or attraction, it can still be counted as productive. Because you can provide your brain with new information, whether it’s being exposed to a new culture in a landmark, learning a new skill at an event or vising a museum with interesting facts!

A new place could really help you to expand your skillset and try new things – which is still productive. (Remember productivity is not just academic success!)

Some places I’d like to go are: Museums, Farms, Observatories etc! Many of these may also be free so check your local areas to see if there’s any new places you can visit this summer.

3 – Start A Passion Project

Everytime someone asks me to recommend them to do something new, I always think of a passion project – because they are amazing in so many ways!

Passion projects could include: A Youtube Channel, A Blog, A Podcast, Creating a Small Business etc.

These projects are the best because you can make them all about whatever you’re interested in, and they are known to benefit so many people in the future because of the new skills they gain and the experiences they go through.

Plus, your passion project will be completely different to someone else’s project so it helps it’s uniqueness. And it won’t feel like work if you’ve decided create one about something you truly love, and most people who start these always say it’s one of their best decisions!


I hope this post was useful to anyone who wants to have a fun summer while still being productive – remember productivity can be achieved in so many ways. Thanks for reading, please comment your summer plans and what you’re going to do!

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3 Tips On Getting Summer Work Done + Send In Questions You’re Too Afraid To Ask Bloggers

Hey everyone it’s Zainab, welcome back to the blog! So, does anybody get told to have a relaxing summer break from school and then the first day of Summer you get a ton of work? Well, that’s me! Today, I’ll teach you some tips on getting summer work accomplished!

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  1. Dedicate a day for each subject
    Just remember that you have 6 weeks of Summer and if you have 13 subjects it only takes 13 days to do all your work!
  2. Take breaks
    Remember it still Summer break so you can take breaks when working therefore you don’t have an overload!
  3. Do it with friends
    As long as you don’t get distracted, it still is Summer work so you can interact with friends and do the work together!

I hope these 3 tips help you take away the stress of summer a little bit, tell me in the comments your tips!

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How To Keep Learning In The Summer

Hi everyone it’s Zainab! Welcome back! Before we get started I want to say thank you for 70 followers! In my last post I shared how to stay positive while in Lockdown Summer! So, today I thought I would share a couple of ways on how to keep your brain exercised in the Summer!

  1. Read A Book
    Most people do this for leisure but reading a book can help increase your vocabulary and if it’s Non-Fiction you could learn some interesting facts!
  2. Learn A Language
    If you can fully master a brand new language then you’re very smart as not many people can do that! So, learning a language could be fun! There’s an amazing free app called Duolingo which you can use to learn new languages which you should totally check out!
  3. Take Kahoot Quizzes!
    So guys, I’m sure most of us do quizzes for things like ‘Which Movie Character Are You?’ but why not take some educational ones too? There’s an app called Kahoot which allows you to take both educational and fun quizzes! Just sign up for a free account and then start quizzing, the best part is you can send the game pin to your friends and you can play online! Have a battle of knowledge!

That’s three ways you can exercise and keep your brain going in the Summer! I didn’t want to give you too many as I know most of us want to relax in our break, which I totally get! Thank you for reading this post, I hope it helps!
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How To Have A Positive Lockdown Summer Break

Hey everyone! Where I live, today marks the last day of the school year, and I have to say it’s been the weirdest year of my life! However, we can still enjoy our Summer even when we are at home! Today, I’ll be sharing tips on how to be more positive in the Summer Break!

Thank you guys for reading this post, I hope these tips help you become a bit more positive in our weird Summer Break!

  1. Self Care Days
    If you’ve been following my Instagram you will know about three weeks ago I did a post where I showed how I had a Self Care day and used a lot of scented candles and other relaxing things, you should totally try it this Summer! That way you can improve your wellbeing and feel relaxed! Not to mention it’s the perfect way to not stress about school!
  2. Meet One Person (Only If It’s In Your Guidelines!)
    Guys, this tip is to meet up with a friend but I’m strictly saying only do this if it’s in your Guidelines so you don’t get sick! In my country, we are allowed to meet one other household now so feel free to see a friend. Make sure you social distance though! Once you meet a friend, you will definitely feel positive!
  3. Connect with friends online
    Sadly, you probably won’t be able to see all of your friends online, but it’s okay! There are tons of apps you can use to connect with them! So schedule a time and talk to them about how they are! If you need any app recommendations, be sure to check out my post here
  4. Start a New Project
    Starting a new project will help boost your positivity because you will have something to focus on! Whether it’s starting a small business, staring a diary or even creating a blog! Just be creative and have fun with it!
  5. Go To An Outdoor Area
    Going to an outdoor space will help boost your positivity looking at the environment around you! You can even go in your garden and feel more positive

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