Studying from home The recent announcement of lockdown 3.0 means that the majority of students are now completely studying from home. I started the year completely online, and midway through my first term I was informed that at least the first year of my course would be completely online. This was no surprise to me,… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Studying from Home
It’s common around this time of year for people to start reflecting, and to think about the year ahead and any resolutions they might want to achieve. Some may even be thinking more long term, about what they want to achieve in their lives, and I want one of those people to be you. Long term goal setting is really important, whether you’re 18 years old and just starting to figure your life out or you’re 50 years old and already have lots of life experience, and in this article I’m going to show you why.
Being a student is all about juggling multiple responsibilities whilst still finding time to socialise and also make time for yourself. It sometimes seems that there aren’t enough hours in the day, and that the important tasks are often pushed back when really they should be prioritised. For most people, there are enough hours in the day to achieve what you want to, it’s just about working smartly and prioritising things that are actually important.
Notion is an app like no other, and I use it for EVERYTHING. It is basically a 'second brain' and I use it for organisation, note-taking, revision, active recall and spaced repetition. I also use it to organise aspects of my personal life and my business, but today I am just going to talk about how I use Notion for studying.
The key to a productive day is to start it well. Do you ever find that if you accidentally sleep in and then skip breakfast, that more and more things go wrong as the day proceeds. But then when you get up a bit earlier, take the time to plan, your day goes a whole lot better. Having a fixed morning routine is the best way to give yourself a chance at having a day that goes EXACTLY how you want it to.
If there's an app that's going to make my life a little easier and a little more productive, I'm going to get it. You may call it laziness, or you may call it 'working smart, not hard', whatever you want to call it, here are the apps that help me get done, what I need to get done.