How I Ace my Exams and Handle the Stress of Finals Season

It is that time of the year when students across all educational levels are running on fumes and suffering from lack of sleep while catching up on piles of overdue materials. It is finals season. My finals took place a few weeks before the start of the season and, for this reason, I took aContinue reading “How I Ace my Exams and Handle the Stress of Finals Season”

How to start your college career right and tips to fix your course if it’s already derailed

I often see new students on forums, the discord server I frequent, or on multiple subreddits posting things like “I am drowning”, “I don’t know what I am doing”, “I am scared to fail.” I want to make it very clear that these feelings are normal and they do not make you a suboptimal student.Continue reading “How to start your college career right and tips to fix your course if it’s already derailed”

Things I wish I knew before going to college and back to school

Have you been thinking about going to college or back to school recently? College can be a very exciting time for students. It is full of wonder, self-exploration, and discovery. However, I am not the person who will tell you to go get a college degree for the sake of having a college degree. IContinue reading “Things I wish I knew before going to college and back to school”

How I use Opus One to Plan my Life: My Daily and Weekly Planning Workflow.

My quest for productivity has been long and has evolved much over time. One of the key components of how I manage to stay on top of my to-do list is my curated daily and weekly planning workflow. I want to be a paper planner person. I love the aesthetic of the cute planners withContinue reading “How I use Opus One to Plan my Life: My Daily and Weekly Planning Workflow.”

Better together: in honor of world mental health day

One of the wisest people I know once said to me: If I am drowning in an ocean and you are drowning in a glass of water, we are both still drowning. These words were salvation during one of the darkest periods of my life and opened the doors for my mental health quest. IContinue reading “Better together: in honor of world mental health day”

The neuroscience behind tidying up

Unless you are a unique individual who thrives in the chaos of messy workstations and insurmountable piles of clutter, deep down you probably already know that you should have a clean and tidy desk. In our previous publication, we talked about tips for training your brain to do work. Here is a case for why youContinue reading “The neuroscience behind tidying up”

Seize the day: Training your brain to get stuff done.

You stare at a pile of notes and your list of to-dos continues to increase every day. The number of impending deadlines is overwhelming so you attempt to sit down and work. However, your brain would rather inspect that random mark on your wall than be productive. You get a notification, open it, and suddenlyContinue reading “Seize the day: Training your brain to get stuff done.”

The Freshman’s Guide: Things I Wish I Knew My First Year of College

With the new academic year starting soon, I have found myself reminiscing about the ol’ college days. How I wish I could go back in time and stop myself from making the horrendous mistake of buying all my course books brand new before classes started! Then I realized that while I cannot save myself fromContinue reading “The Freshman’s Guide: Things I Wish I Knew My First Year of College”