The ultimate portable study tool: How to make, use and organise flashcards

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Flashcards aren’t just for kids. They’re for everyone.
I’m a big fan of this study strategy. In fact, I’ve recently developed a habit of carrying flashcards around with me wherever I go.
That’s the beauty of flashcards. They’re small and portable. Unlike a heavy textbook, they’re easy to throw in your bag or […]

Stop trolling yourself: How self compassion can help in hard times

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Stop trolling yourself
Try to imagine the nastiest, most disgusting online troll that exists.
Here’s what comes to mind . . .
I see a middle aged man hunched over a keyboard. He’s wearing a freshly pressed shirt his mother has just ironed. His belly is spilling over his pants.
He’s toxic.
He’s a bully.
He’s totally […]