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Best EVER Jazz Music For Studying – 100+ HOURS (Spotify / YouTube)

Is Jazz your ideal music for studying? Take a look at our selection of playlists with jazz music for studying, and pick your favourite. The science is clear: provided it's not distracting you, music can be pretty helpful for studying. Choose from these 100+ hours of...

7 Magical Holiday Study Tips For 2020

7 Magical Holiday Study Tips For 2020

Got study plans this Christmas? You’re not alone. Whether you’re writing coursework, reading for a dissertation, or revising for exams, you and millions of other students around the world are preparing to get a bit of work done this holiday season. Getting the balance...

EXTREME Study Routine Secrets For Ambitious Students

EXTREME Study Routine Secrets For Ambitious Students

I’ve seen hundreds of daily study routine examples for students in my years as an exam success coach. Some were good. Some were disastrous. Virtually all had significant room for improvement. Today, I’m going to share a study psychologist’s ultimate guide to...

Mindfulness for Students, with Claire Kelly [PODCAST]

Mindfulness for Students, with Claire Kelly [PODCAST]

Mindfulness training can have a profoundly positive impact on a mind-bogglingly wide range of aspects of our performance as students.There's a growing pile of scientific evidence to support a wide range of benefits of mindfulness training: Soothing stress or anxiety....

What’s On My Bookshelf: Top 5 Juiciest Gems (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 Calm Episode

The Calm Episode

Episode 12 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: "The Calm Episode with Rachael Williams". Listen now The Exam Study Expert podcast is available on all good podcast platforms, including: If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, we're available through the Apple Podcasts app...

The Calm Episode

You CAN do this: mindset for exam success

Episode 1 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: "You CAN do this: mindset for exam success with Lucy Ratcliffe". Listen now The Exam Study Expert podcast is available on all good podcast platforms, including: If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, we're available through...

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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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