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Are you on the mind diet?

July 18, 2016
Mind diet. Blueberries and strawberries in a bowl

Nutrition is something that we all know we should be focusing on, but it’s usually our last priority. Keeping an eye on what you eat is about more than just watching your weight. Your diet can have a huge impact on your energy and concentration[...]
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Which learning styles suit you?

July 7, 2016
Learning styles. Girl listening on headphones

What type of learner are you? Not everyone studies, or picks up information, in the same way. Scientists have come up with several theories to explain how different people respond to different learning styles. Visual, reading and writing, auditory and[...]
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Find your perfect study space

July 6, 2016
Study space. Using a laptop by a river

One of the best things about distance learning is the flexibility it gives you to choose when and where you study. You aren’t tied to a desk in a classroom, so you have the opportunity to find a study space that suits you. What makes the perfect[...]
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Fighting writer’s block

April 27, 2016
Fighting writer's block

Every writer gets stuck Fighting writer’s block is the key to staying motivated, whether you are completing an assignment, or writing your first book. “If I waited till I felt like writing, I’d never write at all.” – Anne Tyler, novelist. Here[...]
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Relax At Christmas And De-stress

November 26, 2015
relax at Christmas

Some tips to chill out at Christmas So you’ve put up the Christmas tree and lights, bought all your presents and now is the time to kick back and relax at Christmas. But as we all know, it’s always a hard time trying to unwind as there’s[...]
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Tips to Learn Effectively

April 8, 2015
tips to learn effectively

10 Secrets of successful learning no matter what your age or ability It may have been sometime since you’ve been in an exam hall or handed in course work. You may be a bit out of practise on when, where and how to study effectively. One thing is for[...]
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Feeling a bit stuck in a rut and procrastinating?

March 31, 2015
procrastinating

Procrastination is very common. It’s perfectly normal to procrastinate…some of the time… Everyone feels a little stuck or unsure sometimes, you’re not on your own. Many of us also occasionally feel unmotivated, stressed out and prone[...]
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10 Study Tips To Keep You On Track

November 10, 2014
study tips

National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) begins today in the U.S. and will continue throughout the week. We don’t have such things in the UK, not even a single day. But it was a great excuse for us to share some study tips with you. Distance learning[...]
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Learning How to Learn

November 7, 2013

 Are You Using the Most Effective Methods of Studying? If you are involved in any form of learning you need to know the most efficient ways to comprehend, revise and recall the material you are studying. Students of all ages have their favourite techniques[...]
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Old Dog, New Tricks

April 12, 2012

Is it really possible to break into a new area of learning and study long after the act of study has officially ceased? Can someone really become ‘too old to learn’ now? Or are the true obstacles to learning in adult and later life self-doubt and[...]
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