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PhD student on Electrical Engineering, Marine Department Interest: Machine Learning, Mathematics, Statistics, Robotics, Marine Technology


Nov
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answered What are specific strategies for pacing yourself during the day?
Nov
28
answered In Pomodoro Technique - How to deal w/ really quick interruptions
Nov
28
asked Hacking sleeping pattern and increasing productivity
Nov
27
comment Loud conversations in workplace
Totally agree. The type to choose is all about preferences. I also read long time ago about interference of classic music with brain waves frequencies and how much classic influence is in Metal, although not sure how true it was
Nov
25
answered How can i find touch typing lesson for words with middle row only
Nov
24
answered Loud conversations in workplace
Nov
23
answered What to do during mini breaks from coursework?
Nov
21
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Nov
19
answered How to prevent neck and shoulder stress without leading to reduced blood flow and nerve compression on elbow and forearm due to armrest use?
Nov
17
comment Is stress a good thing?
Oh yeah, definitely not all stress is beneficial. I never wanted to say that. Only what strikes me is that our society always takes stress as a negative factor. I think, that in many cases, more often than it is thought, stress can be seen as a positive factor. It is not comfortable for an individual, but for a long development it is necessary. You write that circumstances lower the ability to handle stress. Is it so? What if we are taken to hash environment and have to used to it. Do we get tough?
Nov
16
comment Is stress a good thing?
Great answer, very close to my opinion. Now, you claim that the threshold depends upon an individual, is it really the case? Is the same individual capable bare the same stress in different environment. What if he is in society where stress is negative only? what if is in society where stress is expected and he's resistance to stress is somehow seen as a strength of the individual. Now following this way of thinking, can we manage stress only by modelling our way of thinking, by accepting it as a progressive good thing?
Nov
16
comment Is stress a good thing?
Thanks @Mowgli for your answer. Personally I disagree with the definition you quote. (Having said so I am glad you wrote it, I see this is the most popular way of thinking) There are many definitions and they define stress different way. Some of them define it as a positive aspect necessary for grow. I would like to hear your personal perspectives and how you deal with stress. BTW It is sad that people down-vote the answer without any explanations
Nov
14
answered How do I concentrate, feel comfortable and be productive?
Nov
13
comment Is stress a good thing?
Thanks for your reply @John. I am not sure what you want to say. Correct me if I am wrong but Eustress is just idiomatic name meaning 'good stress' Distress is not 'bad stress' but inability to adapt. In my case I have external pressure and external stress. Everyone around say we need to reduce stress, but I need stress to be effective. The problem is I don't like stress. How it work for you?
Nov
13
asked Is stress a good thing?
Nov
12
comment What is the way to improve higher level English
Thank you very much @Penguin_Knight for your post. I have to say, very good insight. I would like to refer to rules, over-thinking etc. I coming from non Latin language and some rules and exceptions which maybe are obvious in English does not necessary make sense for me. I write a sentence and after start to analyse if it is correct. On the end I finish with the sentence which is much worst that the first one. And time... that's so bad that a day has only 24 hours :( One more time thanks, specially for links
Nov
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Nov
11
comment What is the way to improve higher level English
Thank you @Joe. Probably very good advise in 'normal' case. I think, problem is that I read every day. I need to read stuff which is published in my subject, every day I read new things, and here comes a flow. I have to read are in English but... Most of it are news in the internet written all over the word where English is not the first language. Another set of words comes from journal again written in English but somewhere where English is only thought or maybe even not. Every day I have contact with English text but most of it is written with grammar I would't like to have as mine.
Nov
11
asked What is the way to improve higher level English