Social media makes you lonely If you’re like most people, you might assume that social media connects us. But it’s also true that social media makes you lonely. How could being connected to people make you more lonely? Here’s how it happens: Popularity is Measured in Clicks In the past, popularity was often measured by how many
Learning to manage your time effectively can be a challenge. Managing your time “effectively” means getting the grades you want while still having time to do the things you enjoy. If you have trouble focusing, there’s a good chance that your need for life / school balance is going unmet. But by approaching this challenge
You have what it takes to do well in high school math. How do I know? Because your brain is designed to solve complex problems. It can help you get a frisbee into your teammate’s hand when they’re 30 yards away. It can help you parallel park, even in a high pressure situation like your
Learning to manage study time can be a challenge, especially in high school. That’s when students usually have the most structure and the least free time.It can be especially tricky on days when you’re loaded with homework.Some students jump right into homework, thinking they don’t have time for a break. For other students, the break
Multitasking and teens… My client Josh sits in front of his computer after school, working on an essay for his history class. He stops for a minute to answer a text from a friend asking if he has the night’s math homework. In between sentences, he answers email, adds some music files to iTunes, checks a friends
If you’ve ever wondered how to get good grades, maybe something like this has gone through your mind… I’m not good at languages. History isn’t my thing. I’m not a math person. I often hear comments like this from my clients when they’re explaining a low test score or struggling with a tricky assignment. These comments seem logical
When you procrastinate, you end up with long hours and last minute crises. You feel exhausted and frazzled and stressed. Here’s an unusual way of looking at procrastination, and an action-oriented strategy to address it.