#41 Preparing for Exams

#41 Preparing for Exams

For many students, a block of examinations can be daunting. Some students have no idea where to start and what they should work on. The first thing to do with examinations approaching is to find out what topics will be tested. Even a simple question to teachers can...
#40 The ABC of Negative Thinking

#40 The ABC of Negative Thinking

The ABC of Negative Thinking We all have negative thoughts – I call them stories. Rather than the imagined “stories” in your mind, come to see reality as it is. When you do, your thinking becomes more realistic. Your language becomes more precise and you replace...
#39 The Best Way to Study

#39 The Best Way to Study

Students sometimes ask ‘what is the best way to study?’. The answer, there is no best way. An important lesson for students to learn is that everyone learns in different ways, everyone has different approaches and preferences, and what works well for one person may...
#38 Steps to Senior School Success

#38 Steps to Senior School Success

3 Steps To Senior School Success Having a vision and purpose about what you want to experience and achieve will give you direction and energy to make it happen. Step 1 – Where are you? Assess where you are at in the Senior School Journey. Do you “get it” and feel you...
#37 Afternoon Routines

#37 Afternoon Routines

Some students are naturally able to find a good balance between all the facets of their life: schoolwork, sports, activities, friends, family, technology and all of the other aspects of life that keep us busy from when we wake to when we sleep. Other students struggle...
#36 Power of Failure

#36 Power of Failure

MINDSET: The Power of Failure To Learn, Problem Solve and Achieve Excellence All too often in our schools the fear of failure paralyses performance. Worse than that, far too many students see “failure” in a result as a reflection of themselves. It usually sounds like...