7 Hidden Benefits of Procrastination

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Procrastinating usually gets a bad rap, but did you know there are hidden benefits of procrastination?  Procrastination is my best friend; and because I’m a perfectionist, putting off tasks until the very last moment helps ease the pressure. I also tend to focus better on the project at hand. Plus, I’ve learned that I work … Read more

10 Best Website Blocker Apps for Studying and Increased Focus

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The Internet has become a significant part of our lives. It has become our number one source of information. It helps us to be more efficient at work. And of course, it makes study time far more effective. However, with the vast amount of information available to us at the click of a mouse or … Read more

11 Strategies to Instantly Clear Your Mind

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As a social worker in a busy hospital, I often find myself overwhelmed with requests, crises, and pressing issues that need an immediate resolution. Sometimes, I feel so bombarded by demands that I freeze, not knowing where to even start. When working in healthcare, there is little room for error. Tasks need to be completed … Read more

5 Ways to Concentrate & Focus While Reading

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Its night, you’re relaxed… and you’ve decided to snuggle up in bed for some reading. For the first few minutes, your eyes digest the words with increasing speed. That is, until you look away distracted, unable to return to your reading with anywhere near as much attentiveness as before. Turns out, getting distracted while reading … Read more

11 Ways to Stay Focused on Your Goals and Avoid Distractions

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I’m not an especially angry person, but I get very aggravated when I have constant distractions coming at me from all different directions. I have sworn up and down many times that I’m “about to throw my phone out of the window” when I’m trying to concentrate on work and I keep getting interrupted. And, … Read more