Receiving a constant stream of praise can be quite validating, but it can be harmful for an individual looking to improve at their craft.
Founded by four high schoolers from Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC), Put a Period is a non-profit organisation working to eliminate taboos surrounding menstruation.
Students like to be noticed by their teacher in a positive light. By appreciating them, teachers build a healthy, competitive environment which helps coax out students’ creativity.
While competitiveness amongst students can encourage more academic diligence, its darker side warrants more discussion.
While there are certainly exhilarating and growing moments, they are frequently intermingled with hurdles and panic.
Some of us are afraid of becoming stuck because we owe too much to our relationships. We make an effort to give more than we receive to avoid feeling compelled or indebted.
Study-with-me videos are an interesting substitute that provide all the benefits of group study and none of the harm.
The best way to manage time, therefore, is to simply stop letting ourselves become distracted for hours on end. And yes, this does mean that watching one extra productivity hack video on YouTube will be detrimental to this journey.