It can be very difficult to manage one's time effectively. Meeting the demands of school, homework, practicum, friends, family, self-care, or any other community or social involvement can be such a daunting task. This weekend, I feel like I have managed my time very well. It's all about breaking tasks into small steps and setting a schedule that is attainable and has room for flexibility.
Friday night, once I got home from school, I rested for a couple of hours, had dinner and watched a movie, then read for two classes. Saturday was spent going shopping for amenities, spending time with family, and then printing out powerpoints and reading textbooks. One thing that has really helped me with reading my textbooks, especially the more meaty ones, is my Kindle. I can sit and read while having the text read to me by my Kindle. It helps so much with retention