How can you improve the way you study?
You need to start by doing something different.
As Paul Taylor says in his book Death by Comfort:
“Nothing changes if nothing changes”.
Over the years, I’ve read a lot of books and articles on the psychology of behaviour change. One thing is clear from […]
Procrastination is a universal phenomenon.
All of us have had the experience of watching videos instead of writing an essay. We can all relate to telling ourselves, “I’ll do it tomorrow”.
The problem is our brains are wired for comfort. We’ll try to do everything we can to avoid experiencing pain and […]
Do you enjoy the feeling of crossing an item off your to-do list?
I love the feeling.
I think, “Go me! Look at you go!” as I strike the pen through the list item.
But as good as it feels to cross things off, it’s not really about that. That’s not where the power […]
You’re not going to like what I’m about to say. Here goes!
They key to doing well at school (and in life) is to become comfortable with feeling uncomfortable.
The time has come to embrace boredom, anxiety, pain, and confusion.
Resist the urge to escape these uncomfortable mental states. Don’t distract yourself.
If you can […]