Posts Tagged: procrastination

Fly on the Wall—AU as the Stream to Success

A little perspective never hurts; autumn can be a great time to take stock of our lives.  As a kid, I’d look over my shoulder this time of year and long for summer’s return.  Now that new teachers and schoolwork had lost their vague thrilling pangs (like the sensation of walking barefoot on smooth gravel,… Read more »

Fly on the Wall—Putting Procrastination on Pause

Let’s put procrastination in perspective.  It’s a nagging worry that can engulf us.  Like being lost in a hall of mirrors, there are a lot of daily distractions to dissuade us from our studies.  To take confident strides over the hurdles life erects we need a clear-eyed assessment of our big picture.  Where are we… Read more »

Fly on the Wall—It’s Our Time

Procrastination whispers through the hallways of our studying minds.  With ironic and grim efficiency, it prompts a desire for flight from productive pursuits.  We know that moments of aversion can add up to days of lost productivity.  Nothing is easier to brush aside than a textbook, nothing’s quicker to minimize than a window on our… Read more »

The Study Dude—Dig up Your Passions

Do you whittle away half a day on social media?  Boob tube for hours before guilt knocks?  Or go crazy on tasks that crimp your goals? Focus instead on what counts: your main hustle.  For many students, studies mark the main hustle.  Nail down a hustle that inspires passion.  But how do you pinpoint your… Read more »

The Study Dude—Cures for Procrastination

Time to procrastinate by taking a glimpse at The Voice?  Well, fill up on our goods news to learn tricks to stop procrastination.  One great tool for toppling the put-it-off woes lies in timers. My boyfriend has an uncanny sense of time.  He doesn’t need a watch to know the time.  He even guesses women’s… Read more »

Translating Good Intentions

After what has felt like the longest winter, it is finally feeling like spring.  It turned spring-like a few weeks ago, too, only to have another snowfall warning, which lived up to its name.  Now, I love winter, but this year those “it isn’t April it is really January 104th” felt all too real.  The… Read more »

The Peril of Procrastination

Some people might think working and studying from home is a dream.  You get to make your own work or study hours, avoid a stressful morning commute, and sip your steaming mug of coffee while wearing pajamas in front of your computer.  Indeed, these are all great benefits to working and taking online courses from… Read more »

Dealing with Writer’s Block Effectively(ish)

There is a debate over whether or not writer’s block is a thing.  To which I say, “Of course it is,” as I sit staring at a blank screen.  The debate should not be whether or not it is a thing but what is the cause of it.  Sometimes it is something simple, for fiction… Read more »