(Warning: it’s a long post, but it’ll answer your query on the topic thoroughly.)
14 April 1996.
In one of the worst chokes in golfing history, Greg Norman, the then world no. 1, squandered an almost unbridgeable lead of six shots to lose by a big margin of five shots to Nick Faldo.
3 July 1993.
Women’s singles final at Wimbledon.
Jana Novotna lost the first set 6-7 to Steffi Graf. Won the second 6-1, and was leading 4-1, 40-30 in the final set.
She had the momentum and, more importantly, a massive lead. Yet she failed to close out the match and lost five
Have you switched to Facebook or checked the score of your favourite sports just before starting an important, though unpleasant, assignment from your school?
Have you stared at the blank screen of your laptop for long and then moved to something else when writing the first few paragraphs of the paper due next week?
Have you enjoyed planning and brainstorming sessions a lot, but pushed deadlines when it came to execution?
You take the seat in your favorite corner. Today you’re determined to knock off the work you’ve been procrastinating on for almost a week.
However, just before starting, you decide to check your inbox. You check, and you don’t find anything worth your attention. (That’s what is going to happen if you check too frequently.) Because it got done so quickly, your digital-thirst isn’t quenched. You decide to skim your Facebook feed as well. After all, you plan to be off internet for three hours immediately after this.
You’re on a slippery slope now. You like (thumbs up) few pictures, leave few
Do you envy your classmates who study in a group? After all, it’s not easy to get illustrious classmates to rub brains with and get the benefit of knowledge of others.
If you do… then, well, you don’t need to. Because you, as a lone soul furrowing through your books and notes, are likely studying more efficiently than your classmates studying in a group.
In this post, I’ll enumerate reasons for and against group-study, and talk why self-study is better. Although there are several arguments in favor of and against each, two very fundamentals of efficient study – how you learn something
Sunlight is better known for synthesis of vitamin D in our bodies and for improving our moods. But what is less appreciated is that it can also make us more productive.
If you study in sunlight (not direct exposure, though), you’ll be significantly more alert, less drowsy in the afternoon, thereby increasing your productivity. As a result, you’ll have a more effective study schedule and you’ll be able to study longer without getting tired.