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What to do with your leftover Easter chocolate

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APRIL 22, 2019

Easter has come and gone, and now you have a bunch of leftover rabbit- and bird-shaped chocolate (either that or all of the Easter chocolate that’s now on sale seems very tempting). Once you have all that chocolate it does beg the question: what are you planning to do with it? Eating it all in one go seems like a bad idea, but if you don’t come up with something to do it’ll remain uneaten the entire semester. With that in mind, here are some ideas for what to do with your Easter chocolate.

Reward yourself for studying

With finals coming up it’s finally time to learn all that material in those lectures you’ve missed. That and also studying the material you went over in January and probably don’t remember in the slightest. All this studying can be dull, monotonous and tiring so why not have a little chocolate? A piece of chocolate every 30 minutes of studying might be just the thing to get all of it done.

Bribe people

Sometimes you need to get someone on your side. Whether it be getting your professor to like you a little more or getting a friend on your side of an argument, giving them chocolate could be the right call. A little goodwill can be nice and it gets rid of your chocolate faster.

Eat it as a pick-me-up after a final

Some finals can be very rough. You thought you had a handle on a subject, but the final pulls the rug out from under you — that feeling really sucks. Chocolate might be just the thing you need to lift your spirits. So, why not save some chocolate for finals week? Even if you don’t feel bad after a final, eating chocolate can be a good way to celebrate being done with a class.

Mark out the days

The end of the semester might seem like a lifetime away, but it really is just around the corner. You can remind yourself of this by eating a set amount of chocolate every day. You’ll be able to see the passage of time through the shrinking pile of chocolate. This way, your chocolate can be a pick-me-up every day and give you a little hope that this semester will end.

Just enjoy it

Whatever way you decide to get rid of your Easter chocolate, just remember to enjoy it. It’s supposed to be something that’ll make you happy. So, if you’ll get the most enjoyment out of eating it all in one go you should. You don’t need any additional stress as finals approach.

Hopefully these tips will help you enjoy any Easter chocolate you may have. If you’re tempted to buy some, then decide if it’ll make you happy and go from there. Chocolate should bring joy not stress.

Contact Zachariah Nash at [email protected] .

APRIL 23, 2019