How Do I Study?: Answers to Your 7 Biggest Questions

How Do I Study?: Answers to Your 7 Biggest Questions

“So, I tried to study for my test last week, but I still did horribly on it. Please help!” “I try to focus, but the next thing I know, I’ve lost an hour to TikTok.” “My parents are pressuring me to get better grades, but 

10 Amazing 2021 Summer Reads for Teens and Adults

10 Amazing 2021 Summer Reads for Teens and Adults

I have been a reading machine through the pandemic. ‘Cause what else was there to do?? We’re talking 2-4 books a week. A week. I’ve basically read an entire subject in my library’s ebooks. Even though the worst is over (fingers crossed) and I’m vaccinated, 

Study Breaks to the Rescue: 6 Ideas for the Best Breaks

Study Breaks to the Rescue: 6 Ideas for the Best Breaks

When I was in college, my mom went back to school, too. I always knew she was supposed to be studying when she’d call me “just to chat.” Ha! However, she was onto something. We all need to take study breaks.  Ever tried to study 

17 Spring Study Snacks to Help Power You Through Exams

17 Spring Study Snacks to Help Power You Through Exams

When I think of spring, I think of Easter. Lots of color, berries, lemon, carrot cake (of course), and with some savory dishes on the side. So, when I started looking for spring study snacks, those are the flavors I focused on. Exams are here, 

Will This Study Strategy Boost My Test Grade?

Will This Study Strategy Boost My Test Grade?

“So, that sounds interesting. Do you think that study strategy will work for me? Will it help me do better on my next test?” I’d just spent 5 minutes explaining a study strategy to a new tutoring client. Understandably, he got down to brass tacks 

30 Positive Affirmations to Build Self-Esteem in Teens

30 Positive Affirmations to Build Self-Esteem in Teens

“I always fail tests. I just don’t test well, so there is no point in studying.” Keisha was sure that she was a bad test-taker. Therefore, she didn’t need to study. She could spend all that time studying and nothing would come of it.  That 

The Best Home Edit Tips to Organize Your Study Space

The Best Home Edit Tips to Organize Your Study Space

Y’all, I love an organizing show. I Marie Kondo’d the heck out of my house in 2019. So, when Netflix debuted The Home Edit in 2020, I was all in. I spent half of the quarantine wondering when I will feel comfortable again to tackle 

4 Ways to Overcome the Dreaded Winter Blues

4 Ways to Overcome the Dreaded Winter Blues

This time of year can be so hard for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere. We *know* that spring is coming, but it’s not here yet. It’s been months of cold and darkness. And since I’m writing this in 2021, we’ve been stuck at 

Morning Lark or Night Owl? Why It’s Important to Know

Morning Lark or Night Owl? Why It’s Important to Know

Some of us are morning larks and some are night owls. I am most definitely a morning person. If I had a lot of studying to do in college, I went to bed at my usual time and woke up a few hours early (in 

Why Exercise is So Important For Learning

Why Exercise is So Important For Learning

I was trying to work. But I was tired and foggy. I had no motivation, except to lay down in my bed. But I had so much work to complete. I was on a schedule, dang it! Unfortunately, I had gotten to a point where