What to do when you can’t be bothered studying: The Do Something Principle

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The do something principle
I recently overheard a year 12 student say to her friend:

“I can’t be bothered studying English … I can’t be bothered studying maths or biology … I’ll just sit here and do nothing.”
I suspect that this student was feeling overwhelmed by everything she had to do.
And we all know […]

How to deal best with failure and making mistakes

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Failure stings a bit. But it’s a normal and necessary part of life and learning.
Failure makes us wiser and smarter. How? Because it teaches us valuable lessons. These lessons allow us to recalibrate our lives.
After my biggest failures I’ve always thought, “I don’t want to experience that ever again!”, so […]