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Featured Articles

How to Stop Procrastinating and Start Studying With 6 Easy Strategies

How to Stop Procrastinating and Start Studying With 6 Easy Strategies

Procrastination. It’s a dark secret that surprisingly many of us hide. And as an expert study coach, “how to stop procrastinating” (and start studying again!) is one of the topics I get asked about the most. Because, let’s face it, procrastination affects students...

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...

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....

29 ULTIMATE Study Motivation Strategies – Backed By Science

29 ULTIMATE Study Motivation Strategies – Backed By Science

Sometimes, finding that elusive study motivation 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....

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Finding Head Space with Headspace: An Honest Review

Finding Head Space with Headspace: An Honest Review

Today, I want to talk about how I find head space. If you’ll forgive the mild pun, I mean two things by that: Firstly, I mean how I find the space in my head on a day-to-day basis to be as productive as I can and show up as my best self for my family and for all...

How to Stop Procrastinating and Start Studying With 6 Easy Strategies

How to Stop Procrastinating and Start Studying With 6 Easy Strategies

Procrastination. It’s a dark secret that surprisingly many of us hide. And as an expert study coach, “how to stop procrastinating” (and start studying again!) is one of the topics I get asked about the most. Because, let’s face it, procrastination affects students...

The Top 12 Time Management Hacks & Tips for Students

The Top 12 Time Management Hacks & Tips for Students

Time is precious, especially when you’re an overworked student. So we’re going to count down my top 12 time management hacks and tips for students, to help you get the most from the time that’s available to you each day. I promise, these tips will help you get your...

Peps McCrea: Hacking Study Motivation With Psychology [PODCAST]

Peps McCrea: Hacking Study Motivation With Psychology [PODCAST]

Where does motivation come from? And crucially, what can we do to build and nurture it? Tune in to find out!Our "Motivation To Study" series continues this week with an inspiring, fascinating and highly practical conversation with Peps McCrea, who has synthesised the...

Your Word Of The Year – Setting You Up For Success [PODCAST]

Your Word Of The Year – Setting You Up For Success [PODCAST]

Join me in a celebration of all the progress we made together in 2023 ... And discover a powerful, flexible way to set your intentions for the new year - with plenty of examples!Today, we're looking back on the year we've all had, taking a moment to celebrate the...

Your Word Of The Year – Setting You Up For Success [PODCAST]

My Mindset Story – Top 3 Lessons Learned [PODCAST]

A strong mindset is the foundation you NEED. But it's always a journey: Join me as I discuss the lessons and challenges of my own mindset journey as a student.It all starts with your mindset: that's the foundation on which it all rests. And I mean both your final...

Why Study: The Power of Purpose [PODCAST]

Why Study: The Power of Purpose [PODCAST]

What's YOUR reason for studying? Not sure? Listen in as I share some great answers to inspire you to find your WHY!What's your WHY? What drives you to get to your books each day and get your studying done? What's the reason you study? I share some of the best answers...

Quiet Ambition for Students – with Ruth Poundwhite [PODCAST]

Quiet Ambition for Students – with Ruth Poundwhite [PODCAST]

Ruth Poundwhite is a business and mindset coach who's all about "quiet". Join us as we discuss being ambitious - quietly - as an student.Join us as we explore and celebrate introversion in school and university, your ambition, personalised goal setting for students,...

Calm and Productivity – with Chris Bailey [PODCAST]

Calm and Productivity – with Chris Bailey [PODCAST]

Chris Bailey is “the most productive man you could hope to meet” according to TED. Join us as we discuss how to increase your productivity by taking a journey into calm. "The path to productivity runs right through calm.” The “most productive man you could hope to...

How To Set Study Goals That WORK – With David Hyner [PODCAST]

How To Set Study Goals That WORK – With David Hyner [PODCAST]

David Hyner is a goal-setting expert, researcher and award-winning motivational speaker:   Join us as we discuss how to acheive your goals - even the MASSIVE ones!Finding your why, setting MASSIVE goals, and the magic "pyramid" process for how to achieve them,...

Why Study: The Power of Purpose [PODCAST]

Are You Working Too Hard? [PODCAST]

Are you working too hard? Overstudying? Just how much studying is too much? Let's look at the counterintuitive reality of how LESS is MORE when you study SMARTER not HARDER. Are you working too hard? Overstudying? How much studying is too much? We're all about helping...

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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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