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#65 MANAGING ANXIETY DURING EXAMS

If you are someone who freezes or has a mental blank during an exam or is overly anxious you may find that the heightened anxiety is reducing your ability to recall. Remember that being as prepared as possible and not leaving your study until the last minute can make...

#64 MENTAL PRACTICE

When you use the mental aspect of practice it makes practice easier and better. You improve your results by embracing mistakes. Mental Practice also helps you use your brain to make your skill acquisition easier. Think In Images Which of the following instructions is...

#63 GETTING MOTIVATED TO DO YOUR WORK

If you are struggling to get motivated to do your schoolwork, sadly there is no magic solution. However, here are a few strategies you can try from the DEVELOPING MOTIVATION and OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION units if motivation or procrastination is an issue for you: ...

#62 PRACTICE METHODS

Deep practice is required to perform at your personal best. Using the right practice methods is important to learn the right skill. When you know you’re practicing effectively you become more self – confident. You also gain a sense of control and certainty that when...

#61 THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY SLEEP FOR STUDENTS

Sleep is crucial not just for physical and mental well-being, but for the consolidation of learning, and to ensure you perform in all your endeavours in peak condition. The absolute last resort should be to sacrifice sleep time in order to get things done. How much...