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5 Tips for Fast and Effective Learning

This is a guest post by gtdfrk of the “Getting Things Done – My experiences with using GTD” blog. If only I had known a little bit more about accelerated and effective learning when I was still a student myself! That would have saved me a lot of frustration and, most of all, precious time. Fortunately, learning and learning to learn well, will always be one of the most valuable skills in your personal and...

3 Effective Methods to Study for Exams

Studying for exams can be a hard thing to do, especially if you fail to start early enough. Here are our top 3 study systems, and our top 3 generic study tips to help you get a better mark, with less time spent studying. Each study system works best with different courses, so be sure to try them all. Study Methods: These work best if you initiate them at least 1 week prior to the exam. 1. Flash cards. Probably one of the...

7 Important Factors in Choosing a Good Work Enviro...

When you are thinking of moving around your desk or choosing a new place to work, it may be a good idea to keep some of the following things in mind. Do a quick check around you and with a couple adjustments you should find it easier to work and you will be able to work longer and more efficiently.  1. LightingHaving a good light source is important for using your important, and natural light is quite refreshing, But If...

10 Reasons to Use an Exercise Ball as Your Chair

I recently came across this article, which talks about using an exercise ball as your home or office chair. I have used an exercise ball as a chair before, and it was thoroughly enjoyable. Here are some of the benefits of using an exercise ball as your chair. Whether you spend your desk time at the office, or studying at home for that next exam, office ball chairs can help you in many ways. 1. Forces proper spine...