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Avoid this studying mistake at all costs

Hi everyone! A couple of days ago I was sitting at my desk, starting at my calendar and seeing it completely full with commitments that had seemingly piled up out of nowhere. When I’m faced with situations like this, time spent studying is usually the first to disappear from my calendar....
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about 1 month ago • 2 min read

I’ve been hiding something

Hey everyone, You may have noticed that I haven’t published on my YouTube channel in almost 2 months, and the reason for this is that I’m leaving my channel behind. Before you start uncontrollably weeping and telling your parents, don’t worry - I’m not done with making YouTube videos. In fact,...
about 1 month ago • 2 min read

The Secret to Proper Revision

Hi everyone! One of the most effective studying improvements that students can make is implementing a solid revision schedule. Many students are familiar with the concept of revising, but often don’t have a proper system that allows them to remember content. In this newsletter we’ll discuss: Why...
about 2 months ago • 1 min read

How you can stop worrying

Hey everyone! A short and simple message today - only worry about things within the sphere of your control With commitments from my life piling up, it has been easy to feel stressed by the volume of tasks that I have to complete. When I find myself getting overwhelmed, I’ve been trying to pause...
2 months ago • 1 min read

Why you struggle to win people over

Hey everyone! I recently read How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, and I found it to be very insightful. Despite it’s title, the book is more a lesson in empathy and understanding human nature rather than trying to manipulate people to your needs. A lesson that stuck out to...
2 months ago • 1 min read

How I went from reading 0 to 7 books a week

Hey everyone! I’m ashamed to say it, but I had gone a LONG time without reading a book. I struggled to find time to read, and books took months to finish. When it came to the last 1 hour of the day, I found myself consistently choosing to watch a YouTube video over reading a book. However, in the...
3 months ago • 1 min read

Spirals that might be controlling you

Hey everyone! Positive and negative feedback loops can have enormous impacts on our lives. Today I was sitting at my desk, feeling sluggish, demotivated and procrastinating on all of the work I had to do. I found that I was falling into a negative feedback spiral. This morning, I had slept in,...
3 months ago • 1 min read

Learn to eliminate procrastination with this mindset

Hey everyone! One of the most useful productivity concepts I’ve come across this year is the idea of desirable difficulty. Desirable difficulty is the idea that tasks need to have a level of difficulty to be enjoyable. A task is considered to be at a level of desirable difficulty when it is...
3 months ago • 1 min read

How productive are you really?

Hey everyone! It’s really important for us to accurately quantify how long we spend on certain activities, because it’s very easy to overestimate or underestimate how productive we are. Since mid March this year, I’ve been tracking how long I’ve spent in ‘productive’ hours through a time tracking...
4 months ago • 1 min read

Why you should throw a bus at your problems

Hey everyone! This week I’d like to talk about the idea of throwing the whole bus at your problems. I have a short break between semesters at the moment and I have a lot more time to work on projects that I’ve been putting off for a while (YouTube, studying ahead in med school, practicing violin,...
4 months ago • 1 min read
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