If you are a high achiever you probably already have experience with setting personal goals. You may be familiar with setting SMART goals. The strategy of setting SMART goals sounds good. You might have learned about them in school, in a course or workshop. So why don’t they work? In this blog post, I will teach you about a goal-setting strategy that you may not be familiar with: OKRs, or Objective and Key Results. They are mostly used in business but you should use them too to achieve your personal goals.
Stereotype threat can have detrimental effects on groups that have stereotypes associated with them, for example marginalised groups. It is vital that you learn how to deal with stereotype threat so that you do not fall prey to it. In this post, I will tell you what stereotype threat is, how it works, and what you can do to overcome it.
It can be hard to get motivated to do your work, chores, or homework. With constant notifications on your phone and a whole library of films and videos on your computer, it seems like there is always something to distract us. Especially during the pandemic, it can be difficult to focus on your work if you’re working or studying from home. So, I will give you some tips on how I stay motivated.
The art of reflection consists of building your self-awareness and constantly reflecting on your behaviour, beliefs, desires, and wishes in order to improve in all aspects of your life. Therefore, reflection is a critical skill not only for your career but for your personal life as well. So, I will present you with some tips that have helped me reflect and become more self-aware. Although feedback is a vital part of reflection, I will be helping you with some ways that you can reflect on your own.
March marked International Women’s Day (IWD), where women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements were celebrated globally. IWD is also an important day to raise awareness about global issues that women face such as gender equality, reproductive rights and violence against women. To commemorate the work of influential women, I will be sharing three top Instagram profiles, all run by amazing women!
Adapting to University can be difficult for some: new environment, new content to learn, new way of life. But one thing that many students get excited about is money! All U.K. students are eligible to receive a student loan and for many people, this is the first time they have money to manage. Therefore, budgeting really matters! Below, I will be sharing some of my top money saving tips for students.