Mindset mastery: get motivated, keep your cool

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Noticing the stress levels creeping up?

Take a deep breath…

… You’re in the right place.

Help is at hand: choose from my recommended resources, best blog articles and podcast episodes.

You’ll be back on track in no time. 

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Featured Articles

29 ULTIMATE Study Motivation Strategies – Backed By Science

29 ULTIMATE Study Motivation Strategies – Backed By Science

Sometimes, finding that elusive motivation to study can be hard work. Some days you’ve got it, some days you just haven’t and you don’t know where to start. If you’re panicking or feeling overwhelmed about that project due soon or upcoming exam, take a deep breath....

18 Fresh Ideas To Soothe Student Exam Stress

18 Fresh Ideas To Soothe Student Exam Stress

Studying isn't always a walk in the park: most of us students have found the going pretty tough at one time or another. But don't worry: if it's all getting a bit much, you're in the right place! We're standing ready with a hot drink, a cool flannel and a reassuring...

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Why Study? 17 Reasons & Benefits To Inspire & Motivate You

Why Study? 17 Reasons & Benefits To Inspire & Motivate You

Have you ever had a day when you’ve thought: “Why on earth am I studying this? What possible benefits are there in continuing to study? How do I even start?” Me too. In fact, everyone has days like these. Because sometimes the motivation to study is nowhere in sight....

49 Ingenious Study Motivation Tips To Get You MOVING

49 Ingenious Study Motivation Tips To Get You MOVING

Looking for some quick tips to fix your study motivation slump? Well buckle in because we’ve got 49 top tips, proven and science-backed, ready to fire up your study motivation and keep it soaring. We’re going to help you find your motivation by: Mastering your study...

29 ULTIMATE Study Motivation Strategies – Backed By Science

29 ULTIMATE Study Motivation Strategies – Backed By Science

Sometimes, finding that elusive motivation to study can be hard work. Some days you’ve got it, some days you just haven’t and you don’t know where to start. If you’re panicking or feeling overwhelmed about that project due soon or upcoming exam, take a deep breath....

How To Motivate Someone To Study: 10 Things You Need To Know

How To Motivate Someone To Study: 10 Things You Need To Know

If you’re looking to help someone get motivated to study, chances are you’re a parent. As a study success coach and psychologist, I well understand the frustration of seeing a child, teenager or young adult underperforming at school, college or university. We just...

49 Inspirational Quotes to Help You SUCCEED in Your Exams

49 Inspirational Quotes to Help You SUCCEED in Your Exams

Studying for exams is stressful. It is HARD to stay inspired and keep going. Maybe you’ve forgotten why you’re doing this at all? I get it, I’ve been there. Which means that I’ve got a sure-fire way for you to find a powerful boost to your exam study motivation:...

Being A Man/Boy At School and College – Tim Carpentier [PODCAST]

The challenges men / boys face and how to overcome them The man and boy box: how does gender interact with education inside and outside of the classroom? It’s a man’s world… isn’t it? Masculinities expert Tim Carpentier joins me to discuss the unique challenges boys /...

Are You Working Too Hard? [PODCAST]

Why less can be more: the "study smarter not harder" approach Are you working too hard? We're all about helping you study SMARTER, and not HARDER on the Exam Study Expert podcast. But what if the key to studying SMARTER wasn't just about your study technique, but also...

My Top Study Motivation Hack [PODCAST]

For when its time to get your "get up and go" to fire up Struggling to get motivated? Need to overcome procrastination? Today I share my favourite tactic for finding your get-up-and go. It all starts with "why"... For personalised help with YOUR study motivation, find...

Got Too Much To Do? Here’s What To Do [PODCAST]

Escape overwhelm and get back in control with this practical strategy. How to cope when it feels like there's just too much to get done, and too few hours in the day! This is my two-stage prescription for study overwhelm, for getting back on top of life when you can't...

Motivation To Study: What REALLY Works with Dr Erika Patall [PODCAST]

Motivation To Study: What REALLY Works with Dr Erika Patall [PODCAST]

A world-class motivation psychologist reveals what really gets students motivated. (And what doesn't..!) One question I hear possibly more than any other single question is “how can I increase my motivation to study”? Today, we're cutting through the endless advice...

How To Change When Change Is Hard [PODCAST]

Make this the year you become a master of your study habits. Discover why change can be so hard, and how to conquer it and crush your goals! A two-part special:What's on your list of things you'd like to do more of (or less of) this year? It's one thing to fantasise...

Useful tools

  • Anxious right now? Hit the panic button to read some calming advice.
  • Get more help: list of services worldwide, including numbers you can call.

Recommended books

  • Redirectlearn how to change the stories you live by. Powerful stuff, and extremely highly recommended.
  • Grit: discover the power of perseverance with leading mindset psychologist Angela Duckworth.
  • Mindset: discover the power of Carol Dweck’s famous growth mindset strategy, and how to use it.

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