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#68 Practice Principles Part 2

In the previous installment on Practice Principles we looked at how to find the “sweet spot” in practice and deep practice. In this article we look at: Breaking down the skill Building it back up Breaking Down the skill To learn to read and spell you needed to learn...

#67 How To Stay Positive As Exams Approach

It can be difficult to stay positive or “be up” as exams approach. The more important we perceive the exam to be, the more stress we can feel. While feeling some stress can be positive and help us get motivated to study, we all have a tipping point. When our stress...

#66 Practice Principles Part 1

There are certain Practice Principles that when you know and apply them gives you certainty and confidence. Practice then becomes more fun and takes less time. As a result you have improved results and this feeds your confidence and motivation to keep going. Here are...

#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...