“Brianna Smrke didn’t know she was perfect. But after a phenomenal final year of high school, logging hours of homework a night, there’s no doubt she is, earning 100 per cent in each of her eight courses. Grade 12 students usually take six courses.”
“While Smrke spent about seven hours doing homework each night — working from 3 p.m. to about 11 p.m., with a break for dinner — she also found time to work on fundraising initiatives, help distribute food to the homeless, be a volunteer math tutor and a “best buddy” to a special needs student at her school.”
I was struck by the combination of long hours and varied diet.
Brianna worked on matters well outside the study arena.
Our parents were correct: “ All work and no play makes jack a dull boy ”.
Here is a quote from “ 5 ways to take a guilt-free vacation “:-
I never cease to be amazed by people who wouldn't dream of giving back part of their paycheck, yet who don't take the time off to which they are entitled.