Chua Zhi Wei

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How Focusing Just 4 Hours Every Month Can Skyrocket Your Productivity

Over the years, It’s become shockingly clear to me that how I schedule my work week has a very dramatic effect on how productive I am and how quickly …

Time Management

15 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Brain

Your brain is the engine that controls every action you perform, so needless to say, you should keep it supercharged and ready for action throughout …

How to Remember More of What You Read

While the world today is over-saturated with media in the form of television, movies, handheld devices, and the internet books remain one of the best …

Writing

A 3-Step Alternative to a Machine-Like Workday

Humans are not machines. This is stating the obvious, but the obvious hasn't seemed to sink in. We organize our work days as if we were machines, …

What Happens to Your Brain When You Eat Junk Food (And Why We Crave It)

Most of us know that junk food is unhealthy. We know that poor nutrition is related to heart problems, high blood pressure, and a host of other health ailments. You might even know that studies show that eating junk food has been linked to increases in depression.<p>But if it's so bad for us, why do …

How to Optimize Your Brain: Why Refining Emotional Recall is the Secret to Better Memory

We’ve seen the many ways in which our memory can be our merciless traitor: it is not a recording device but a practitioner of creative plagiarism, a terrible timekeeper, and the bent backbone in the anatomy of lying. How, then, can this essential human faculty become our ally?<p>In <b>The Art of Doing:</b> …

The Best Solution for Your To-Do List Stress | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Ever wonder why to-do lists make you feel so guilty?<p>Even though to-do lists are useful for keeping track of tasks and for clearing up mental space …

20 Things You’ll Learn Upon Reaching College

<b>1. Don’t assume that every man you have a crush on is going to be your “Mr. Right”.</b> You’ll just scare the excitement out of him and you’ll end up …

How to Plant Ideas in Someone's Mind

If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed …

26 Web Apps Every College Student Needs

Every college student has apps that help with all aspects of life from in the classroom, notes, to-do lists, sports, news, and entertainment.<p>Here are …

Apps

Your Healthy Resolution: Improve Mental Sharpness

For anyone who feels like their brain has slowed down, there's no need to blame this situation on age — it's not the only factor in this equation. If …

University College London

Beyond Reading a Book: 3 Hands-On Methods of Self-Education | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re trying to learn a new subject, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the information you read in books. However, reading a book isn’t …

The Persistence Of Memory

Flash memory has been showing up in configurations that point to the arrival of persistent memory. Persistent memory retains its data in the host computer even when the power is turned off. Diablo Technology demonstrated flash-based DIMMs in the summer of 2013, a good candidate technology for …

Work to Improve Yourself Every Day

If you don’t work to improve yourself every day then you are wasting your life.<p>Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in …

A Guide To Procrastinators

Do you know what’s more important and interesting than doing that crucial piece of work or getting that task done? Everything. Eating, sleeping, …

Brain-Compatible Study Strategies

Strategies You Need<p>These study skills may be implemented for any subject and should begin in the upper elementary years before students encounter the …

7 Practical Tips for Reducing Stress

<b>Deep Breathing vs. Shallow Breathing</b><p>Breathing deeply can help to reduce your stress and provide oxygen to your brain to help you focus. Most people do not know how to "deep breath" and so they end up breathing shallow breaths which can cause hyperventilation.<p>Place your hand on your stomach and push …

15 Brilliant Websites That Will Inspire And Change Your Life

I have to say that I love living in the world as it is today. Even with all its warts, it’s still pretty great. The main reason I love it is that …

20 Technology Tools Educators Should Use

Old-school educators may feel intimidated by the new trends involved in the classroom, but that should only challenge them to make their classes more …

4 Tips To Master Thinking With Both Sides Of Your Brain, And Boost Creativity

Are you left-brained or right-brained? Nope. According to new research, you’re both. Here’s how to get your brain in tip-top shape with real intellectual stimulation.<p>For years, managers allowed a pop-psychology chestnut–the idea that some people favored their right brain, the domain of creativity, …

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it's Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren't quite sure how to …