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How to Maintain Focus Despite What Others Say

Reading Time: 6 minutes I want to teach you how to maintain focus despite what others think, say or do. Through personal experience, I have learnt to characterize the kind of things other people think, say or do regarding what someone may set themselves out to achieve. Based on these, I have come up with eight kinds of people …

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Top 5 Benefits of Procrastination

Reading Time: 3 minutes I want to let you know that I have experienced some really surprising benefits of procrastination in my life. What about you? Have you ever felt a huge relief after you put off a planned action for another day or time? Has it ever occurred to you that there could be some benefits of procrastination? …

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How to Overcome a Difficult Study Subject

Reading Time: 4 minutes   The majority of students are likely to have to deal with a difficult subject at least once in the course of  their studies. Almost every learner has their own boogieman-subject during their study period. I once had it. It was Mathematics. Mathematics gave me sleepless nights. You know why? As it is the case …

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6 Good Reasons to Resist the Fear of Criticism

Reading Time: 5 minutes The fear of criticism is a common human trait. We all feel hurt in a way when someone points out to us what they believe to be our weaknesses. While taking note of a couple of critical comments from others is not a bad thing in itself, it becomes a problem when you allow the …

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How to Study A Subject All by Yourself and Go on to Obtain the Grade of Your Dreams

Reading Time: 6 minutes   Have you ever wondered how you or someone you care about can independently study a subject and go on to score a good grade in an external examination? In this post, I intend to share with you what I did personally to successfully self-study a number of high school level subjects. I will also …

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8 Smart Steps to Help You Study Effectively

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here, I present to you 8 smart steps you must take to effectively study any subject of your choice. Every ambitious individual with big dreams is always aware of the need to keep adding to their stock of knowledge. Getting serious about improving our personal circumstances ultimately means undertaking to study to acquire new, relevant …

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4 Ordinary Things You Must Do Every Day To Boost Your Chances of Success in an Examination

Reading Time: 2 minutes   The months, weeks and days in the lead-up to any examination can be a terrifying period for many candidates. This need not be the case if only the candidate knows and practices what needs to be done prior to the test. Are you a candidate about to take part in an examination? Here are …

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4 Hugely Beneficial Points of Inspiration

Reading Time: 2 minutes Someone said something like this: Motivation is like bathing; you can never have enough of it. Just like bathing we need motivation on a regular basis to stay strong as we go about the things we do to create a better life for ourselves and for those we care about. That’s the reason why I’ve …

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6 Reasons Why Too Many Students Perform Poorly in External Examinations

Reading Time: 4 minutes   I can tell you on authority that the achievement of academic excellence is not the preserve of only naturally talented students. The case of the so-called academic prodigy who scores a string of A’s with cheeky ease in any test on any day is always a rare phenomenon that holds all of us spellbound. …

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