So much stress, anxiety and wasted time can be completely avoided if you remember just 3 basic truths about asking for something in life. It's a matter of simple mathematical probability really. You see, each time you ask someone for something, you have a 33.33333333333333333 (you get the point) percent chance of getting one of 3 responses:
It can be overwhelming and anxiety-producing when you think about all the material you are supposed to know to do well on a test. A good way to stop the madness of negative stress, which can lead to procrastination is to break up what you need to study into smaller parts. It's super easy!
If you have a test, for example, and it will cover 8 chapters, you should be thinking, "I have...
It's Saturday afternoon and you have a test at the end of the week on Friday. Should you:
1. Sift through your paperwork?
2.Thumb through your textbook?
3. Wait to begin studying until Wednesday or Thursday?
4. Skip studying because you already know it all?
5. Skip studying because you know you'll fail anyway?
The correct answer is....UGH!!! All of these...
Do you hate to read out loud? A lot of people seem uncomfortable reading orally and are really bad at it but it is so fixable. You see, reading should be like talking, not reading. If you read the way you talk, you know, comfortably, with pauses and gestures and facial expressions and ups and downs in your voice, then your audience will want to listen to you. For those who are drawn to acting,...
Would you ever work at a job really hard (you're not a volunteer) and be totally OK with not being paid or being paid really terribly? What if you worked really hard at a job with terrible equipment that may or may not work properly or may even be missing altogether but your supervisor still expected you to produce excellent results? Wouldn't this really tick you off? How long...
How many times have you started working on a questionnaire, test or worksheet only to realize half way through that you didn't need to do some of the work you've done or that you don't have the right book to finish the assignment. Here's a great way to avoid unnecessary work, wasting time or being unprepared to actually complete assignments correctly.
Read all of the assignment...
So, your teacher has assigned a book or chapter readings. How do you manage reading along with all the other assignments you've been given and still get all the reading done on time? I have a simple formula to help ensure you will complete all reading comfortably and avoid cramming the night before!
Count the number of pages you must read and write that number down.