How Can You Beat The Summer Scaries?

Summer may seem daunting if you’re overly concerned about what you SHOULD be doing over the next few months of your freedom. The summer scaries can be a real issue for just about anybody. Summer is almost here, and you’re about to have a whole lot of time on your hands. So how do you spend […]

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7 tips to feel more motivated study when the weather is nice

This time of the year has arrived. It’s May, and hard to believe that the academic year is about to end. Summer is around the corner, and with it, exams and deadlines. If it’s not hard enough to study sometimes, the weather is not helpful. Sunny and long days are here, the sun is out, […]

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Staying Focused During The Summer Break

Who isn’t looking forward to summertime? It’s been a long-awaited break for many students. It’s a time to relax, explore, travel or enjoy the next few months. Who doesn’t want that? We all need downtime and your summer break is the ultimate way to take advantage of that. After all, you deserve it! However, long […]

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how to do deep work and be more productive.

Listen to Deep Work for FREE (or another audiobook​ of your choice) + 30-day trial and 2 Audible Originals) by signing up for Audible: http://audible.com/mariana or texting “Mariana” to 500-500. Deep work: professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate. This is the definition of deep work given by Cal Newport in his book with the same name. It provides a clear-cut pathway to improve your academic or professional efforts by shifting your mindset while you are working. Deep work is valuable because it helps you learn hard things more quickly and allows you to produce at an “elite” level in terms of quality and speed. However, due to the media and also the way firms and companies are being structured, shallow work seems to be preferred over deep work. That means that those who are able to create opportunities to work deeply will thrive. Since we will be covering some of the concepts found in the book it is highly recommended that you delve into the concepts yourself. If you want to listen to Deep Work , you should stay tuned to the end of this episode because I’ll show you how you can do that for free [transition] Deep work can be contrasted with shallow work, which comprises of non-cognitively demanding, logistical-style tasks, often performed while distracted. These efforts tend to not create much new value in the world and are easy to replicate. But what is deep work all about? Deep work requires you to maintain a high degree of concentration while working on hard tasks. Instead of relying on the notion of being busy, deep work is more focused on your ability to be mindfully productive and tackle high quality work that has a clear-cut purpose in your goals. In a certain way, deep work applies concepts of minimalism and essentialism and translated that into an activity that allows your attention to focus on a specific skill while always remembering to receive feedback to correct your attention and delve even deeper into your work. Adam Grant uses a formula that basically states that High-Quality Work Produced equals time spent multiplied by the intensity of focus. With this in mind, by maximising the intensity of how you work, you are maximising the results produced per unit of time spent. But even if we just concluded that deep work is valuable, we also know that getting into that state of mind can be incredibly hard. That’s why it’s so important to transform our good intentions into habits and routines that actually allow us to practice deep work. [with phone] The barriers of deep work can be, at one hand, the so-called **culture of connectivity** that requires you to be constantly connected. This will distract you from your current tasks at work because there’s a part of your mind that’s always expecting an e-mail, a message or other type of attention-seeking trigger. This unables you to focus thoroughly in your work. Furthermore, easier tasks will always be the tasks that we want to do. They usually provide us with automatic rewards and our human brain is much more prone to seek behaviours that result in quick rewards than seek behaviours that carry long-term rewards, even if those are much better and more valuable. The thing here to try to fight is the notion that by being busy you are being productive. Busyness and productiveness are two terms that do not necessarily overlap. Being busy is doing lots of stuff in a visible manner – small tasks that you can check off your to-do list. However, most of the times these tasks don’t add up to a deeply rewarding conclusion or allow you to progress in your work. A good way to add more deep work into your life is to ritualize it or create a routine, like doing some deep work at certain times of the day or week. In doing this you should decide where you’ll be working and for how long, how you’ll work and how you’ll support your work. Another thing that’s really important is to reduce time spent in social media. The focus here on social media is due to the draining power it has on your abillity to focus and devote your available time for working. Check out my new website: https://marianastudycorner.com My 2019 Planner-BuJo Hybrid Setup: https://bit.ly/2shenEV 2018 University Notebook Flip-Through and Tour: https://bit.ly/2R3JfY9 Calendar Template: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TLN9dwkwdmNMFzdaPxjamdAaJJhk4Qe-/view?usp=sharing Study With Me 20 MINUTES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9RGtrJpuak ► s u b s c r i b e https://goo.gl/5pSFSM F T C : This video is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Music by Epidemic Sound: http://epidemicsound.com/creator – f o l l o w m e o n s o c i a l m e d i a : i n s t a g r a m: https://www.instagram.com/marianastudycorner #studymotivation

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study motivation, goals, bf? | q&a

comment questions under this video for a future q&a! Also for the giveaway comment below a question instead of what it says on the graphic (it’s a typo) 🙂

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The Federal Budget & Economic Growth [HSC Economics Review Episode #1]

Subscribe for more vids ► http://www.youtube.com/c/ArtofSmartTV Studying HSC Economics? In Episode #1 of our new HSC Economic Review segment, Terry and Rowan discuss: – The Federal Budget Outcome and Stance
– Current Economic Growth Conditions and whether the Budget will achieve the goals
– Analyse global economic conditions, investment and household spending – Draw conclusions about the effectiveness of the Budget in achieving Australia’s Economic Growth objective Have more questions about HSC Economics? Leave them in the comments – we’d love to hear from you! So take a second and say ‘Hey’ and ask a question 😉 — FOLLOW ART OF SMART FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/artofsmart/ HSC RESOURCES: http://www.artofsmart.com.au/hsc-resources — ABOUT #AOSTV At Art of Smart we’re on a mission to help you answer the difficult question, “What am I going to do with my life when I finish school, and how do I get there?” We provide world-class K-12 tutoring and mentoring to help you get options for life after school, career and leadership mentoring to help you develop the skills needed when you finish school, and help you road test your dream careers. Everything we do is based on over 8 years of research with Australia’s top students, and work with over 10,000 students around Australia. Find out more here: http://www.artofsmart.com.au/

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mini aliexpress stationery haul

aliexpress stationery haul pt.2! it’s very small but I figured I’d show you guys the rest of the stationery that arrived a few days later 🙂

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A Champion’s Mindset: In Conversation with Mark Shapiro (President and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays)

Mark Shapiro has worn many hats in his career, but as you’ll read in this interview, he’s always tried to be the same person underneath it all. Mark Shapiro’s focus on growth and self-improvement has led him to his newest role as president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays. We had the opportunity to […]

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Are you studying by trial & error?

Subscribe for more vids ► http://www.youtube.com/c/ArtofSmartTV Are you studying by trial and error? Try something and see if it works. Get crappy results back…Try something different. Frustrating isn’t it? In this video, Rowan from #AOSTV shares his experiences with studying by Trial and Error and what changed for him. Rowan shares: – How he built a website by trial and error and it sucked
– What changed for him and personal story of finding a mentor
– The principle of modelling success and finding clues
– How Art of Smart can help Have more questions about studying smart for your HSC? Leave them in the comments – we’d love to hear from you! So take a second and say ‘Hey’ and ask a question 😉 — FOLLOW ART OF SMART FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/artofsmart/ HSC RESOURCES: http://www.artofsmart.com.au/hsc-resources — ABOUT #AOSTV At Art of Smart we’re on a mission to help you answer the difficult question, “What am I going to do with my life when I finish school, and how do I get there?” We provide world-class K-12 tutoring and mentoring to help you get options for life after school, career and leadership mentoring to help you develop the skills needed when you finish school, and help you road test your dream careers. Everything we do is based on over 8 years of research with Australia’s top students, and work with over 10,000 students around Australia. Find out more here: http://www.artofsmart.com.au/

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8 Popular Travel Destinations For Students On A Budget

Now that exams are finished, you might be planning a big summer trip with your friends. But where oh where will you go? The world is big and filled with travel destinations you want to see. With your sudden influx of freedom, how will you take advantage of that? Traveling on a student budget is completely […]

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