Smarter study habits: get things done. Fast.

Want to get MORE done in LESS time?

Who wouldn’t, right?

Discover the art and science of getting productive, so you can get through your work in record time.

Choose from my recommended productivity tools and resources, best blog articles and podcast episodes.

The only question is: what are you going to do with all that extra free time?! 😉

BTW… if you ever need more personalised guidance with productive study habits, click here to learn more about my 1:1 coaching. I’d be glad to help.

Study Habits

Featured Articles

14 Study Productivity Tips To Become A SPARKLINGLY Efficient Student

14 Study Productivity Tips To Become A SPARKLINGLY Efficient Student

It's the study productivity dream: How to get MORE done but spend LESS time doing it! It’s a dream sold by armies of productivity gurus, especially to business-people, because in business, time really is money. So doing more work in less time equals more money. That...

More Articles

Growth Mindset: Why Everyone Should Develop One

Growth Mindset: Why Everyone Should Develop One

The mindset you have going through life is important. You want a mindset that propels you forward to ever greater heights: a growth mindset. So to help you achieve just that, we’re going to explore what a growth mindset is, how to develop one and how to nurture one in...

70 Empowering Quotes to Help You Overcome Procrastination

70 Empowering Quotes to Help You Overcome Procrastination

Procrastination: it’s that guilty bad habit many of us hide, the one that keeps us from ticking off our to-do’s, from achieving our goals and dreams. Happily, getting back to work can be as simple as finding the right inspiration, and we’ve collected 70 powerful...

The 12 BEST Pomodoro Apps To Boost Your Productivity

The 12 BEST Pomodoro Apps To Boost Your Productivity

Whether you’ve mastered the Pomodoro Method or are new to this popular productivity technique, having the right tool can be essential to staying on track. And, happily, there are a plethora of multi-featured Pomodoro apps out there to help you do just that! We’ve...

28 GENIUS Study Hacks To Save You Time (& Score Top Grades In Exams)

28 GENIUS Study Hacks To Save You Time (& Score Top Grades In Exams)

The best way to learn is smarter, not harder. And you can easily make that change, today, with these 28 clever study and exam hacks! Trust me, these study hacks contain all the best, most cunning, secret tricks and shortcuts you can use to: Increase your productivity...

How To Study ULTRA-Effectively For Exams: 37 Proven Strategies For 2022

How To Study ULTRA-Effectively For Exams: 37 Proven Strategies For 2022

It’s official: scientists have figured out the secrets for how to study effectively for exams. Or at least, a darn sight more effectively than you’d be doing without using these strategies. Read on, and discover how you too can: Study smarter, not harder: get more...

My EXACT Study Routine (Podcast)

My EXACT Study Routine (Podcast)

For the first time, I'm sharing my EXACT study routine from when I was studying for my final exams at Cambridge University.If you've ever wondered what MY study routine looked like, your wait is over. This episode is all about how to take your study hours to the MAX,...

My EXACT Study Routine (Podcast)

What’s On My Bookshelf: Top 5 Juiciest Gems (Podcast)

There's some incredible wisdom to be found on my bookshelf. Listen to some of the BEST tips and tricks to be found in five of my most-loved books about studying and learning.There's some incredible wisdom to be found on my bookshelf. Today, I pick out some of the BEST...

The Lazy Genius Guide to Student Life – with Kendra Adachi

The Lazy Genius Guide to Student Life – with Kendra Adachi

The Exam Study Expert podcast is BACK! Discover how to be a "lazy genius" about life as a student, with New York Times bestselling author, Kendra AdachiCelebrating the launch of a brand new season of weekly episodes, NY Times bestseller Kendra Adachi is here to talk...

Apps and services to boost focus and train habits

  • Apps to block distractions and help you focus on your work: Freedom (paid, with free trial Windows, Mac, iPhone), Cold Turkey (free, optional paid upgrade, Windows, Mac, Android), Rescue Time (paid, with free trial – PC, Mac, Android, Linux)
  • Apps to take control of your inbox: Boomerang (great free option, with paid upgrade if you really want – Gmail and Android), Right Inbox (Gmail)
  • Apps to build strong habits: Habitca to turn habit-building into a game (free, with paid upgrade), Beeminder to create strong incentives to stay on track (free if you stick to your goals – otherwise pay penalties!)
  • Forest app for Pomodoro timing + distraction blocking on your phone

Gadgets to help manage your time

Recommended books

As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases, at no extra cost to you. I make these recommendations based on personal experience and because I think they are genuinely helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I receive.

You don't have to do this alone

Get support, encouragement and tips when you connect with Exam Study Expert on your favourite social spots