good thing i love q tips

Soulful Hip Hop x playlist

1. Amerie- Why Don’t We Fall In Love
2. Goapele- Closer
3. Janet- That Way Love Goes
4. Michael Jackson- Butterflies 
5. Michael Jackson- You Rock My World
6. Prince- When Doves Cry
7. Soul For Real- Candy Rain
8. Soul For Real- Everything Little Thing I Do
9. SWV- Anything
10. Jodeci- Come and Talk To Me Remix
11. SWV- Rain
12. De La Soul- Me, Myself, and I
13.  Q- Tip- Vivrant Thing
14. The Pharcyde- Passin’ Me By
15. A Tribe Called Quest-  Award Tour
16.  A Tribe Called Quest- Jazz (We’ve Got)
17. The Roots- The Seed 2.0
18. Lupe Fiasco- Kick, Push
19. Biggie Smalls- Big Poppa
20. Kanye West- Good Life
21. The Gap- Outstanding
22. Kool & The Gang- Summer Madness
23. Guy- I Like
24. Chaka Khan- Sweet Thing
25. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock- It Takes Two
26. Lauryn Hill- Doo Wop (That Thing)
27. Beenie Man ft. Mya- Girls Dem Sugar
28. Brandy- I Want To Down
29. Brandy- Best Friend
30. Common- The People
31. Common- I Use To Love H.E.R
32. Common- The Light
33. Big Pun- Still Not A Player
34. Musiq Soulchild- B.U.D.D.Y
35. Ll Cool J- Hush
36. Ll Cool J- Around The Way Girl
37. Slum Village- Selfish
38. J Dilla- So Far To Go
39. Bob Marley- Could This Be Love
40. Bob Marley- Jammin’
41. Bob Marley- Three Little Birds

Here is the link. Play on shuffle http://open.spotify.com/user/musicallysoul/playlist/6wmXHcUkKvQdT12fnhNfYq

anonymous asked:

Hi! I want to tell you that I LOVE your tumblr and instagram; both have really inspired me to try and be neater :) I just wanted to ask if you could do a post of studying tips? I take pretty good notes, but when I try to study, nothing sticks :( especially for AP Economics. I'd really appreciate it if you could! <3

Helloo! Thank you so much. I’m glad it has! It’s so lovely to know I’m giving a little bit of study inspiration. I’ll list a couple of things that might help:

  • learn your class syllabus - knowing what is coming up, what you’ve learnt and what bits link to other bits is a great way to stay on top! It’s also a great study guide.
  • start sooner rather than later - don’t wait until your exams are a week away! Do summary/study notes throughout your term - that way you can spend those last few study sessions focused on more important revision methods rather than typing or writing notes.
  • summarise your textbooks as you go along - either you could do this on post-it notes, on flashcards or even on your laptop!
  • find out what study method is best for you - take this quiz and listen to the advice it gives at the end. Knowing if you are a visual learner, for example, will help you devise ways that incorporate that to your studying and therefore make it more effective!
  • create a system that suits you - this can be including a colour code, an organisation system for your subjects/your topics/your classes, and a study system. 
  • make a study plan - schedule your days or weeks to include regular study sessions! You’re better off doing a few hours a week rather than cramming in six hours studying the day before! You should see my study schedule printable here - it is free to download and comes in a few options to suit your needs.
  • spend time on the things you don’t understand - it’s easy to avoid the things we don’t understand because we “can’t be bothered” or just don’t want to push ourselves but this is the wrong way to think!! If you’re struggling, find a way to help yourself! Whether that be through a friend, your teacher or a YouTube video. It is important to understand where there are gaps in your knowledge and fix it!
  • use the pomodoro method - stick to 25-30 minute study sessions and then break for a while. The aim is to reduce “internal and external interruptions on focus and flow”. Apps like FocusNow or Forest are great, fun and gamified versions!
  • read through sample answers - these are fantastic!! I have learnt so much by seeing how other people write or answer questions. It is a great way to compare your answers and see how you can improve to get those marks!
  • do past papers - if you have access to the previous years of your exam system’s papers, do that! Practice them. Time yourself or not! Knowing the format of your exam and ensuring your time management is correct!
  • use YouTube - there are so many videos on there that might just be able to provide a simple explanation to a topic you’re confused on!
  • talk about it to someone - ask a family member or friend to test your knowledge. Try to explain the concept to them without your notes. If you can manage, awesome! If not, you’ll be able to see where your knowledge gaps are.
  • use mnemonic devices - this could be making a story, an acronym, or rhymes to remember things!
  • follow the curve of forgetting - here is a graphic on the curve of forgetting. As you can see with the blue line, most of what you learn is forgotten if you don’t review it. But what the other lines show is how is can be retained if you review consistently. Make an effort to review your notes after class, after a day, after a week, and after a month.
  • put away any distractions - leave your phone in another room and behind you. Forget it is there and concentrate on what you’ve got to do. Extensions for your browser like RescueTime can help you avoid going on websites that distract you.

I hope this helps!! xx