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When I read your post I was struck by the fact that you're essentially asking for some sort of magic trick to make you motivated. The problem isn't that you need a secret technique for success, you're asking for the wrong thing! Consider the example you gave: You're in bed and your mind is churning from the idea trapped within it, threatening to burst ...


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30 Celebrities with pun names : this should probably answer your question. It is funny. Honestly see the bright side of it, I have been bullied for studying more than other students, laughed at because I wasn't wearing the latest and more over made fun because I have the same last name twice. It was a pain at first then I embraced it, honestly today people ...


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Sometimes changing your name is an option. I had a friend Nick Saw at uni. It was only when we graduated I found out his name when he was in Singapore was Chit-Wei Saw.


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The previous answers are all incredibly comprehensive - I will target my answer at the more systemic issue. That is, to effectively study, you need to get in the habit of studying. There are many approaches you can take to creating habits, but the research (see e.g. B.J. Fogg's Tiny Habits, Robert Maurer's One Small Step...) increasingly points towards ...


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The truth in this is that: when you are facebooking and watching tv you don't really see the time going. The worst is when you don't have a timetable for the day. It is the worst thing because you end up doing nothing, you procrastinate and at the end of the day you tell yourself tomorrow I will do better. First rule I learnt was to make a timetable. Right ...


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Sorry for the late answer, here are some tips I find useful: Divide your time between work and play: Set some time for studying, and some for other activities. Make sure the time you allot for studying is not large enough to cause fatigue, not small enough to result in negligible productivity and the time allotted to other activities is not large enough to ...


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When I was learning to drive, I had a problem: every time I made a mistake I kept thinking about it and worrying about it to the extent that it effected my driving, making it even worse. Talking things over with my instructor, I came to unserstand several things: Making mistakes is part of the learning process. You can't always go back and correct the ...



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