When life isn’t going well, we find ways to escape.
One easy escape is video gaming.
A deputy principal recently told me that during COVID-19 lockdown many of his ATAR students developed an addiction to playing massive online multiplayer games. These students had lost all motivation to study.
These addictive games have become […]
Have you heard the saying, An ideal day starts the night before?
In her book Bright Line Eating, Dr Susan Peirce Thompson states:
“In many religions, such as Judaism and the Baha’i faith, the next day is thought to begin not at midnight but at sunset … Your success on Day 1 is going to depend […]
Is tidying and cleaning a form of procrastination?
It certainly can be.
If you’re spending hours of your day, dusting, picking up bits of fluff off the carpet and scrubbing floors, then yes. You’ve got a bad case of procrastacleaning.
Put simply, you’re avoiding living.
As professor (and expert on procrastination) Tim Pychyl says:
How do you stay sane and focused when working from home?
Managing oneself can be challenging, especially in stressful times. Over the past week, I’ve heard several people say:
“I’ll go stir crazy if I have to work from home!”
I’m here to tell you that working from home can be a lot of fun. […]