When I was working on my doctorate, I was part of a writer’s group at university.
We would meet three times a week to write in 45 minute sprints (no distractions), followed by 15 minute breaks. By lunchtime, we had completed three 45 minute writing sessions. I felt like a vegetable by […]
There are certain things we know we need to do when it comes to preparing for exams: create summary notes, work with the syllabus, attend revision classes, manage exam nerves, get plenty of sleep, etc.
These are the obvious, big-ticket exam preparation items.
But there are less obvious (and slightly bizarre) things we can also do to help […]
Have you ever noticed that you sometimes feel a little flat after spending time on Facebook?
A study by Kross et al. (2013) found that young people experience lower levels of subjective well-being after spending time on the social media site.
Why would this be?
Some scholars argue that it’s because we compare.
They say the way you start the morning often sets the stage for the rest of the day.
Here’s how I used to start my day: with a bowl of nutri-grain cereal.
In my naivety, I believed the marketing messages that this was the food of iron men and women. I believed it would help me power through […]