Daily life comes with a plethora of distractions to get you to do everything except the thing you really need to do. This leads to the endemic of procrastination I see eminent in society, especially in high school. It's just soo easy to not do the work. You know what I'm talking about. When you get home from … Continue reading Wasting time on your phone?
With exams coming up, I thought I'd give some of the things I've learned over the years about studying. I've observed that oftentimes people like to say they're going to study, or sit down with every intention of studying, but never really do the studying. It's very easy to get distracted or do nothing of … Continue reading Study Tips
One of my focuses for 2018 is implementing positive daily habits into my routine. I took my yearly intention, which you can read about here, and created 19 habits I wanted to track. Not all of them are daily, but they are all things I want to integrate and keep track of. Here are the habits … Continue reading Creating Positive Habits
When it comes to prioritization, it's fairly easy to determine which of the items you have to do is the most important and tackle them according to that. But there comes a point where your list simply cannot expand any further and you have to say no... this is where it gets difficult. There seems … Continue reading Breaking News: you can’t do all the things
You have the perfect idea in your head of how your day is going to go. You know exactly what's going to happen, and it's going to be ideal. Then... something happens. You wake up late, you run short on time, there's something distracting you in your space, you suddenly realize you need to clean … Continue reading Perfectionism Turns Procrastination
If you're a high school student reading this, you're probably fairly learned-out. You're intensely studying 6-7 subjects at high levels, likely pretty competitively. You barely have enough time or energy left at the end of the day to study what you're required to, let alone your own pursuits. It's easy to get into that mindset … Continue reading A Season of Learning
It's 5:00 PM. You're sitting there with a list of things (either mental or physical) to do in front of you. You are fully aware that you need to do them, and perhaps you've even started tackling it. You have every intention in the world to sit down and do your work. And then... it … Continue reading Losing our Focus on Focus