Here’s a fact that may surprise you:
The average high school student today experiences the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient of the 1950s.
Take a moment to let that sink in: teenagers who are now considered normal would have been referred for specialist treatment in the 1950s.
One of the keys to exam success is to start preparing early.
You need to start early enough to:
get over your hatred of exams;
learn the content in a calm state (no stressful last minute cramming); and
embrace effective study strategies and exam techniques.
I’ve created a free eBook to help you […]
The other night I was reminded of just how crippling perfectionism can be.
My husband and I were at a party and we started chatting to a man about gardening. This man proudly told us he had spent thousands of dollars on gardening books over the last few years. He then proceeded […]
Last year I found myself in a rut. Like a student who leaves studying for an exam until the very last minute, I’d been avoiding a major project.
The logical, rational part of my brain kept saying:
“Just break it down. Write one measly sentence … if that’s too much, just write one […]