The power of studying early – Stay one step ahead 

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Let’s face it, studying for exams isn’t exactly the highlight of our lives. Many of us tend to procrastinate, finding every excuse to avoid the dull and challenging task of hitting the books. However, what if we told you there’s a way to make the process not only bearable but even enjoyable? The secret lies […]

How does reading increase your ability to learn?

When it comes to reading, some people love it, and others… not so much. This week we will be celebrating World Book Day, an annual charity event that encourages children and young adults to find a book they can enjoy. So, if you cringe at the thought of reading, or see it as a chore, this blog is for you! We’re going […]

Is a positive mindset the key to a happier life? 

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Happy mind, happy life. Easy right? But we all face struggles and sometimes they can manifest into negative voices in our minds. I’m not good enough. I can’t do this. This is worthless. But you are good enough! You can do this, and no effort is ever worthless. A negative mindset can be debilitating, keeping […]

What self-care secrets should be part of your daily routine?

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Self-care is about looking after yourself both physically and mentally. The idea of making time for yourself sounds good, but let’s face it, there just never seem to be enough hours in the day, right? As we grow, so do our responsibilities. The pressure is on to succeed, and to work hard! Our minds are […]

Loving the real you: The art of not comparing yourself to others 

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As we hit the month of February, there seems to only be one thing on everyone’s mind. Love. There are hundreds of displays covered with hearts, roses and chocolates – all focusing on Valentine’s Day. However, this year, let’s divert our attention just a bit. Instead of just thinking about the love we have for […]

Emotional resilience: Escaping low self-esteem

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Don’t panic! We hear that phrase a lot, but what is your emotional response to that? Probably, to panic some more. Don’t worry, the due date isn’t until next week… Keep calm, it’s just an exam… Relax, you can’t change anything now. We face countless situations every day that we don’t want to be in. […]

How can Bullet Journaling Increase Mindfulness?

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The first month of the year is nearly over, and this is the perfect time to check in with yourself post-January blues. Are you taking a few moments each day to truly be present and be mindful? If not, don’t worry, it’s never too late to increase the number of mindful moments in your life. […]

How Do I Find My Revision Style?

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Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed with studying? Does it seem like no matter how much time you spend hitting the books, the information just doesn’t sink in? Well, fear not! In this blog post, we’ll help you discover your revision style and the study methods that work best for you. Yes, studying can actually […]

Brighter Days Ahead: Coping Strategies for the January Blues

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January is often associated with a fresh start as we welcome a new year. However, for many people, this month can also bring about a wave of sadness and low mood, commonly known as the “January blues.” If you find yourself struggling with the January blues, fear not, for there are several coping strategies that […]

How do I set realistic and achievable goals?

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Setting goals is an essential part of personal growth and success. Whether it’s for the year ahead or any other period, having clear objectives can provide direction and motivation in life. However, setting realistic and achievable goals is important to ensure progress and avoid disappointment. Here are some tips on what you can do to […]