So, I decided to make this post for you guys and I hope you find these tips as helpful as I did :)
1. Never compare yourself to others, but really, NEVER do it.
From my personal experience, I can tell you there’s nothing more destructive than comparing yourself to another person. Every single one of us unique and has their own amazing skills. Maybe one of your friends aces Physics class but you rule when it comes to Chemistry class or a foreign language. Also never let anyone make you feel like you’re not awesome because you are. As Eleanor Roosevelt would say “No one can make feel inferior without your consent.” So don’t let them and wWhat you do, do it for you.
2. See what you’re missing and do it.
If you pay attention and make fantastic notes, but still you don’t reach your desired goal and you know you can do better, check what is missing. Maybe is studying for the exam. Maybe is handing in the homework. Maybe it can be related to a poor sleep or nutrition. You gotta identify what is wrong and do something to change it.
3. Sit up front.
Again, I have experienced this and when I sit in the back I completely lose my focus and immediately start to talk with my friends and doodling on the back of my notebook. Look for the seats right in the front, you’ll be able to pay more attention to what the teacher/lecturer is saying and you’ll be more likely to get done your work fast.
4. Time management.
As a big procrastinator, I can tell you that not having a schedule or not planning your tasks can be really harmful to your grades. I know sometimes Season 4 of Sherlock sound more fun than Spanish reading but you need to prioritize. Make a list, from the most important task to the least, that way if you do not complete everything, you will have ready the most essential duties. Be strong and work hard, then relax.
5. Eat well and sleep well.
As I wrote in one of the past points, sleep and food can be a really influent factor in your school performance. If you only eat junk food and sleep four hours, you’ll be more likely to fall asleep in class or even to suffer a lack of focus and energy because of not nurturing your body properly. I know sometimes homework takes more time that we expected to get done but if it’s not school work or something really important, you should try not to stay awake (even more if your reason to lose hours of precious sleep is to be scrolling down Instagram or Tumblr, which can be done next day). Eat your veggies and get 8-hour sweet dreams.
6. Stay hydrated.
Drink at least 2 liters of water per day. It increases energy and relieves fatigue, promotes weight loss, flushes out toxins and will get you closer to the perfect skin we all want.
Personally, this has been really important to me, especially when it comes to a big exam or a contest. Praying always gives me peace and makes me feel more confident. I invite you to try it, you’ll see the difference. Also, studies have demonstrated that prayer helps you to have more self-control and makes you less vulnerable to the negative physical health effects associated with stress.
8. Pretend that you’ll have to teach the material you are learning, that way you’ll pay more attention and be more likely to memorize it fast.
Always do your best and remember that good thing take time.
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So everyone following me pretty much knows these two things about me: I LOVE KAIBA AND I LOVE ATEM as characters. Which is why I kind of want to point out something that bothers me.
It’s about the part of the story where Kaiba stands on the edge of Pegasus’ castle, telling Yugi that if he attacks he will likely fall off and die.
A lot of people take Atem’s side in this scenario and turned what Kaiba does into a joke here. He’s usually pointed out for “dying over a card game” or “committing suicide over a card game”.
But I hate that Kaiba is painted as the “Dramatic villain” here, when in reality he did everything here because he loved his brother and was willing to do anything for him - even die. On the flip-side, Atem was willing to do anything to WIN including potentially killing a man.
After Atem launches the attack and Yugi stops it, Yugi is tramautized for a good chunk of time claiming that he’s scared of his other self. He also cries because Kaiba could have died. While I respected Anzu for sticking up to Kaiba I also resented her a bit for what she said to him? I kind of took his side in this whole situation.
Yeah… Yugi was fighting to save his Grandpa, but Kaiba’s the one that put his actual life on the line for his brother. But I guess it depends on how you view the situation…
Anyways I find it sort of interesting that the general consensus of the fandom paints Atem in a …respectful light. But he’s kind of selfish and greedy and power-hungry, willing to kill to avoid losing. So while people make fun of Kaiba for risking his life for his brother, they praise Atem for killing for literally: a card game.
Atem is just as selfish later when he uses the card Yugi tells him NOT to use because he wants to win. This is what gets Yugi’s soul stolen away and then he has to live with the fact that it’s his fault Yugi is temporarily dead.
It’s after this situation that Atem starts to learn what it means to be KIND to people. Yugi is the one that taught him that (his words not mine!!!) and i think people forget that Atem didn’t start off as a very nice guy, and is actually really obsessed with winning - just as much - as Kaiba is with beating him.
I think it’s within reason that Kaiba wants to beat him, but yeah.
I don’t think Atem’s dark-side or his flaws are acknowledged enough!! I guess I sort of blame the dub for that ? I like to blame the dub for a lot of things like the “Joey is stupid” thing or idk stuff like that.I haven’t even watched the entire dub since i was a child because it’s too unbearable for me so maybe it’s unfair for me to blame it entirely P:
i love atem a lot but i like to analyze his character flaws && barely anyone seems to acknowledge them unless it’s as a joke or a meme