9 Reasons Why Keeping a Routine is Important for Studying

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Routines are something that I would recommend to anyone. Morning routines, evening routines, studying routines, you name it!

Some people might not like the idea of a routine though. I am a rather organized person, and I’d always been more controlling and strict than the kids around me when I was a young child. As I grew up I became more organized, which has led me to be a person who adores routines and schedules.

If you’re more of a free-form thinker, the idea of a routine may make your stomach churn. That’s okay, because I’m going to give you 9 reasons why keeping a routine is important for studying. If after reading this you’re still not sold on the concept, you don’t have to introduce a routine into your life.

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More Bad Study Habits and How to Break Them

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We all have bad study habits, myself included. Sometimes we pick them up from colleagues and peers, sometimes from our parents and teachers. No matter the case, and no matter how ingrained your habits are, they can be broken.

Or, more realistically and more easily, replaced with better habits.

It is far easier to replace a bad habit with a good habit, or a better habit, than it is to just remove that bad habit all together.

Generally, habits are formed because they satisfy a specific want or need. While I can’t say which wants or needs your study habits fulfill, I can offer replacement habits and teach you how to successfully replace your bad habits with better ones.

Habits are made up three parts: the cue, the routine, and the reward.

The cue is what triggers that habit. For instance, you may have a bad habit of drinking soft…

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How to Overcome Writer’s Block

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Writer’s block usually stems from one of two things, a lack of inspiration, or a lack of motivation.

If you have inspiration and motivation, but just not enough energy to write (because you’ve been typing your butt off for the past few months) then you’re burnt out. In which case, my blog post on How to Deal with Writing Burnout should help you.

If you’re not burnt out, but instead have a lack of inspiration or motivation to write, keep reading. Here are 8 ways to overcome writer’s block:

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How to Find Writing Inspiration

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Inspiration is one of the main things that fuels us writers.

The other thing is motivation (also coffee or tea).

However, inspiration is elusive, coming and going at its own will. It’ll flit around in the corner of your eye or it’ll plant itself at your writing desk until you sit down and start writing.

Or, in the worst case scenario, inspiration will be nowhere around.

If you’re in a situation where inspiration is just flitting around your head, not actually staying at your writing desk, but instead annoying you at 3 o’clock in the morning, then this blog post is for you.

If you’re in an even worse situation, where the inspiration is entirely missing, this post is most definitely for you.

Here are the 5 ways I find writing inspiration:

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Finding Education Outside of Your Home

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Education can be found in a lot of places.

As a homeschooled/unschooled student, most of my education takes place inside of my home, however their are a lot of ways that homeschooled and unschooled students can find education outside of their homes.

Even if you aren’t homeschooled or unschooled, there are a wide variety of sources you can go to to learn new things. Here are 5 of them:

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