Have You Faced The Flinch?

Have You Faced The Flinch?
As Julien Smith explains in his excellent book, we all have basic instincts to protect against certain dangers. When a baby stops themselves from falling or an adult hits the brakes to avoid a potential accident, this impulse, or flinch, helps us intuitively avoid injury. Like many things, this flinch can be both a friend ...

7 Ways To Recover Quickly From Exercise

7 Ways To Recover Quickly From Exercise
Maintaining a good exercise schedule will help you study more productively, remember more, and feel better. To fully achieve these benefits, though, you must actually do a bit more than simply exercise. While the act of exercising is definitely necessary to bring about these benefits, the supporting activities before and after will determine how much ...

7 Best Firefox Add-ons Every College Student Should Have

7 Best Firefox Add-ons Every College Student Should Have
Whether you are researching an essay, submitting an assignment, or simply browsing Facebook, modern college students spend hours each day using the internet. Surprisingly, however, many students are still using their browser’s default configuration. In today’s post, we explore seven of the most important browser add-ons for Firefox. Adblocker Plus This is almost always the ...

How To Become Passionate About Anything 1

How To Become Passionate About Anything
In our world, many college students are told to focus on finding their “passion”. It’s almost like you are expected to be born with a genetic enjoyment of some particular career – if only you can discover it. On the contrary, I would contend that “passions” – or areas of particular interest – should be ...

10 Life Habits Every Student Should Form

10 Life Habits Every Student Should Form
College is a time of learning and growth, but it is also a time of change. As the transition time between childhood and adulthood, you will likely be changing substantially during your college years. Because of this, college is the perfect time to form good habits that you might not already have. While the knowledge ...

5 Little Known Elite Search Techniques

5 Little Known Elite Search Techniques
As college students, we spend a fair amount of our time using Google to research for school or to simply satisfy our own curiosities. Surprisingly, despite our massive time investments, very few students know more than the most basic search techniques. By applying these five expert search techniques, you can save time and learn more. ...

Recovering From College Burnout: 10 Tips 12

Recovering From College Burnout: 10 Tips
This is part two of my series on college burnout.  In part one, I examined some of the symptoms burnout victims experience. In part two, I explained some of the causes of burnout. Today, in part three, I will mention some ways to recover from burnout. College burnout is similar to normal burnout. In fact, ...

8 Ways To Add Physical Activity to Your Busy College Schedule 2

8 Ways To Add Physical Activity to Your Busy College Schedule
Even when you understand the importance of exercise, it can still be difficult to find time. Thankfully, however, even busy college students can fit exercise into their daily schedule. Today, we will explore eight ways to exercise in college. 1. Walk/Bike to Class If you live on or near your campus, you can use your ...

Six Reasons To Start Exercising Today 2

Six Reasons To Start Exercising Today
Many college students do not realize the importance exercise. Although they may have a vague, nagging feeling that they should exercise, the lack of certain benefits make it easier for them to forget this activity. To help college students gain a better understanding of the usefulness of exercise, I have compiled this list of six ...

Do You Make These 7 Mistakes That Lead To Burnout?

Do You Make These 7 Mistakes That Lead To Burnout?
This is part two of my series on college burnout.  In part one, I examined some of the symptoms burnout victims experience. Ranging from loss of motivation to lowered immunity, these symptoms can provide a major setback in a student’s study plan – perhaps forcing him to finish school later! Obviously, everyone wants to avoid ...