Keep studying while being sick?

The title says it all.

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just do what you can with the energy you have available to study. i’ve had some severe health issues complicated by my genetic disability over the past several years so I just do what I can each day.

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Log in, do as much as you feel comfortable with, keep the streak alive, rest.

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stick it on holiday mode. go and get better. give your brain a rest.

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Really depends how sick your are. Right now I got the sniffles and a foggy head, so doing anything like comprehending new grammar points is out of the question. But I can do vocab reviews by the hundreds. Don’t know a word? Move on, I can review it again later. But there are words that I know so well even with brainfog that it gives me a great convidence boost, making me feel better on this terrible day.

But I never study while in pain or nauseous. That just makes it so that I assoziate studying with unpleasant things. No thanks.

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If it is only a cold then study to your heart’s desire

If anything else then at most listen to music or watch a movie.

Or nothing
Most importantly get better.

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Don’t do unreasonable things.

Mostly about doing less as appropriate. Take appropriate rest. Vacation mode if you have to.

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There are some great suggestions in the replies! I think you can go about this in a lot of different ways. If you’re really, truly sick or even just extremely miserable, you won’t be productive studying. In that situation, I suggest taking a break from everything, especially if studying creates extra stress. If you’re still sick but not extremely uncomfortable, studying things that take a lower level of cognitive function is a good idea. For that, I would suggest keeping up with your reviews or even just a few lessons. This is probably not a great time to do any “deep studying” like learning grammar or something that takes a lot of concentration. If you’re technically sick but capable of studying as normal (like having COVID and being asymptomatic), I would stay with your study plan. It’s a good way to pass the time and that way you don’t fall behind on your goals.

I hope you feel better soon! :grin:

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