Screw Up To Succeed

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Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. -Will Rogers Most of us think of a screw up, a failure, a crash-and-burn, as a bad thing. It can be. BUT… It can also be a very good thing. If you fail in the right way.Continue reading “Screw Up To Succeed”

Step-by-step recipe for meeting your academic goals

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If you could just make yourself study… If you could just make yourself read the textbook… If you could just quit wasting so much time on FaceBook… If you could just make yourself get up in the morning… Psychology research has unlocked the secret to willpower. Discover the step-by-step, simple method for achieving your goals,Continue reading “Step-by-step recipe for meeting your academic goals”

4 Simple Steps to Beat Procrastination

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Motivation done right lets you motor through your to-do list like magic. Try this simple trick from London-based writer, Sidin Vadukut. Pair each chore on your daily to-do list with a short, sweet reward. You are using a to-do list and a calendar to make short work of your academic tasks, aren’t you? Paper worksContinue reading “4 Simple Steps to Beat Procrastination”

Get smarter during the summer?

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Is it possible to actually get smarter during the summer whilst basking at the beach? Absolutely, yes! How? Take this semester’s notes and give them a light going over every week or two–while at the beach, if you like. Quiz yourself over them. Practice a bit. I’m not saying you’ve got to spend hours; justContinue reading “Get smarter during the summer?”

Clothing for Concentration – Changing What You Wear Can Increase Your Focus

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The “thinking cap” does not exist. The “thinking coat,” on the other hand… Increase your concentration by–drum roll, please–wearing a white lab coat. No lie. A study done by Adam and Galinsky, 2012, found that wearing a white doctor’s coat actually increased focus as measured by comparative visual search tasks. That’s wy-hy-hy-hyld! They boosted brain power–notContinue reading “Clothing for Concentration – Changing What You Wear Can Increase Your Focus”