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  • Learning with Spaced Repetition

    Learning with Spaced Repetition

    Many people learn with flashcards. Mostly in school and then perhaps for a higher education. But why are they doing it? What makes this method better than just plain reading a book on the topic? What is it about? The basic principle behind flashcards either on paper or as a program is called spaced repetition. […]

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  • How Do I Start Meditating

    How Do I Start Meditating

    Introduction   When it comes to improving mindfulness, practicing meditation is a good place to start. It is an activity anyone can pick up and learn and a practice that does not have to take long. Setting aside a few minutes for meditation per day can prove to be worthwhile for your mental health and […]

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  • Combat the Downward Spiral: Choose Joy Instead! Part II

    Combat the Downward Spiral: Choose Joy Instead! Part II

    In my article “Combat the Downward Spiral: Choose Joy Instead!”, I gave you some reasons for why you should start a Joy Plan of your own, as well as a couple of tips for creating one. This article will continue giving you the tools to create your very own plan.   Gratitude and Optimism Have […]

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  • The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12 Months

    The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12 Months

    Since the beginning of the year our resolutions might have diluted. Re-engaging with shorter term goals aids in a closer follow up and more accountability.

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  • Productivity Cycles

    Productivity Cycles

    [player id=3559] Have you ever noticed how at some points of the day you get more stuff done than others? What about the mad rush of productivity on a ‘Manic Monday’ or the exact opposite that sets in with ‘that Friday Feeling’? Or maybe you’ve battled the winter blues or literally felt a ‘spring’ in […]

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  • The Pomodoro Technique

    The Pomodoro Technique

    The Pomodoro Technique is an elegantly simple time management tool near and dear to the heart of Knights of Academia…

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  • The Power of Mindfulness

    The Power of Mindfulness

    [player id=2744] You arrive home from a long, stressful day at work. It feels like you’ve gone 13 rounds against life, and you’re barely holding on in round 14. You collapse on your coach, close your eyes, and a torrent of negative thoughts comes rushing in like waves on a windy day. Despite this, a […]

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  • Get Moving

    Get Up and Going:   Low body activity is related to various health problems. We all have different needs, so our aim isn’t establishing a standard for everyone. As humans, we naturally thrive most when we are in motion. Why don’t you start by moving around every 60 minutes? Your body is wise and will […]

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  • Get Moving

    Get Moving

    [player id=2715] Welcome Knights! Today we are going to talk about exercise, why it’s good for you, and some fun ways to get started. Why Exercise? Exercise is good for you! It has many health benefits. It helps keep you fit, keeps your heart healthy, and may improve your immune system. In addition, it improves […]

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