Five Simple Habits That Will Transform Your Writing Forever

This blogs welcomes high quality guest posts. Today we publish an article by  Christina Battons. Christina Battons is an author and content strategist who helps people and students succeed at writing, self-education, professional development and more by sharing with them my knowledge. Nowadays writing blog posts at various sites, available on Twitter.  The reason I …

Using reading diary

aReading diary is a tool we typically plan to use but end up not using. I confess I never really used a reading diary. I do use a number of alternative approaches. In this article, I will describe first what the reading diary theoretically should be, and then what can be used instead. Basic reading …

Why Blog Writing Is the Best Way for Fast Learning

This post is written by a professional blog writer, Tom Jager. Tom wrote many articles, some of them published with Huffington Post. When Tom suggested his ideas for the article, I asked him to tell about how learned from writing. I thought he would write something like this great article about how the photography is …

Why Blog Writing Is the Best Way for Fast Learning

I have been approached by a professional writer Tom Jager who occasionally writes for Huffington Post. We discussed several interesting ideas for an article. In the process, I understood that he learned A LOT from being a writer. Below is his story written by him. Also you may want to read this story of how …

Revealing your state of mind by handwriting

Many memory specialists, including Anna and Anthony Metivier, recommend taking notes and writing flash cards using your handwriting. When we review our handwritten notes, we remember not just the information we needed, but also some information regarding our personal associations when writing the notes. While some of the cues we use are vague, some follow …

Increasing your creativity

What can I do to increase my creativity? Many people think creativity is some sort of magic skill: you are either born with it or not. The truth is very far from this misconception. There are systematic methods to increase personal creativity and anyone can learn them. Some components of creativity are psychological, some are …

Handling to do lists

To do lists are a major part of the daily routine for any productive professional nowadays. We have many different “to do lists” in addition to the classical “to do” list: action items from meetings, appointments in calendar, errand lists, bucket lists, checklists, lists of ideas, lists of things we have done… It seems that …

Effective note taking

We are asked about note taking quite often. Instead of teaching note taking skills, or teaching you to be a better student, I think it is best to show how superlearning skill set can improve your note taking. The basic premises: try to take notes in a form that your brain can easily retain. In …

The power of making lists

Writing this blog is one of the hardest things I had to adhere to. When I was starting I went blank every time I needed to write a post. Very soon I started to search the course discussions for a good subject. Eventually the course went out of the good subjects. Then I took some …

Prereading and reading tactics

We are strong proponents of pre-reading, yet the issue is only briefly mentioned in our course. There is a good reason for it. There is no one good prereading strategy, but several recommended strategies for various scenarios. Instead of discussing various pros and cons I will describe “a day in my life”. My days are …