Personal Development

Kickstart Your Habits with Chains

We are just over a week into the new year! Still, I want to wish you the best for 2013, may all your dreams come true.

So, how are you doing on those resolutions? Nine days in, big chance of already having a screw-up or two.

Not me. My new years resolution? Making my bed every […]

Student Loan Debt – The Current Situation

This is a guest post by Sam.

The amount of student debt is climbing at a significant rate. It was announced by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that the figure crossed the earlier estimate made by New York of $1 trillion in the fourth quarter 2012, and the figure is to rise further according to experts.

All […]

By |January 9th, 2013|Guest Posts, Personal Development|0 Comments

Why You Should Stop Feeling Nice

Every once in a while I get in a philosophical state of mind, today is such a day and I wrote some things down. Bear with me, next post will be more of a ‘quick tip’ again. For now some musings, thoughts or whatever you would like to call it.
Feeling Nice as a Feedback […]

By |November 22nd, 2012|Observations, Personal Development, Productivity|1 Comment

Powernapping – Rather Short than Long

Powernapping. One of my biggest interests and one of the biggest interests of the students I am helping to live a more successful college life. With a powernap you can easily turn a lazy afternoon into a productive one.

If you are interested in the subject, I have an elaborate article about it, called ‘The […]

By |October 22nd, 2012|Observations, Personal Development, Productivity|0 Comments

Restrain yourself from Distracting Websites with SelfControl

Quick post today. Ever have troubles focusing when you have to do work on the computer? Hopefully you are already using the Pomodoro Technique, which can help a lot. Seriously, this is a good read and a great technique. I use it on a daily basis.

With the Pomodoro Technique you basically have four 25-minute […]

By |October 11th, 2012|Personal Development, Productivity|1 Comment

5 Ways to Beat the Homesick Blues the First Year Away at College

The days are getting darker and darker and those like little gremlins flu and colds are wickedly starting to flourish. Moreover, this year the world seems to be on the precipice of eternal Armageddon. Add in, “I’m away from home, my classes are hard and I haven’t made any friends,” and anyone’s mood can […]

By |September 25th, 2012|Guest Posts, Observations, Personal Development|2 Comments