Self-promotion time! I wrote a guest post for Gideon’s wonderful blog, Mindful Ink. A lot of development and productivity can come directly from you. It’s time to see if you can unearth that inner-goodness!
One huge article that outlines different character traits in people and how you can read them to your advantage. All traits, good and bad, make a difference to the way we see the world. In tapping into what makes a person tick, a lot more can be discovered. I found this link through Lifehacker.
Fantastic advice to get you back on track if you ever get a bad grade. You owe it to yourself to pick yourself up, be honest, and do all you can to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Now, be truthful, were you really trying your best…?
Tal Ben-Shahar has been referred to as the bridge between self-help books and academia. Check out some of his tips and articles here.
More tips on closing all distractions out of your mind.
Fascinating interview. It’s clear that Google is used more than scholarly textbooks by some students, but I don’t know to what extent this happens. I still see people using the library and studying with textbooks, but maybe a lot of extended research is being lost to simple searches over the Internet.
I like some of the ideas Tara Brabazon is using, and I understand why she’s championing them. However, in asking students to exclusively use the references she has chosen, that can be just as stifling as only using info from Google. Either way, the transition between school/college and uni is a strange one that Brabazon is looking to tackle, and I think she’s doing a good job.
This caught me as very funny. I went back to it later and still found it funny. I also noticed a few things that I’d done before. Like 5. And 7. And 8. And 9. And…well, quite a lot of them. I’m just a big kid really.
Everything seems to be good one day, terrible the next. No wonder we end up making our own decisions on so many things! I take vitamin and mineral supplements (point 9 in my Healthy Hits post), and I’m aware that studies are just as likely to question their benefits, but I’m going to stick with them for now. Anyway, here’s another article for you to consider…
Yay! More free learning tools. There seems to be more out there with every new day that passes!