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Lmao I always tell myself I'm going to revise and then I end up distracting myself or getting distracted. Darn the world wide web.

If you haven't taken up the devoted procrastination lifestyle, how'd ya do it?
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Lmao I always tell myself I'm going to revise and then I end up distracting myself or getting distracted. Darn the world wide web.

If you haven't taken up the devoted procrastination lifestyle, how'd ya do it?
Benefit and fear.

1. Think about why you are doing it and what the benefits are of getting the grades you need.

2. fear think what it means to fail and how thats gong to feel.

Pick.

It also helps to have a decent plan and to get semi competent so you know you have a chance. Also dont overdo it, so a plan tells you how much and you can take rests that are guilt free.

Small units means it feels more achievable just do x a day.
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Benefit and fear.

1. Think about why you are doing it and what the benefits are of getting the grades you need.

2. fear think what it means to fail and how thats gong to feel.

Pick.

It also helps to have a decent plan and to get semi competent so you know you have a chance. Also dont overdo it, so a plan tells you how much and you can take rests that are guilt free.

Small units means it feels more achievable just do x a day.
couldn't agree more tbf, the thing is once you start revising, and accomplish something after that (good grade in test) you'll feel good. Now think of this in a wider sense: future job - something you like, good salary etc - all comes from revision starting now
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(Original post by lil bit studious)
Lmao I always tell myself I'm going to revise and then I end up distracting myself or getting distracted. Darn the world wide web.

If you haven't taken up the devoted procrastination lifestyle, how'd ya do it?


Me, I've procrastinated revision so much for my mid term tests.


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Benefit and fear.

1. Think about why you are doing it and what the benefits are of getting the grades you need.

2. fear think what it means to fail and how thats gong to feel.

Pick.

It also helps to have a decent plan and to get semi competent so you know you have a chance. Also dont overdo it, so a plan tells you how much and you can take rests that are guilt free.

Small units means it feels more achievable just do x a day.
I try this and sometimes it works but the times it doesn't I leave it to the last minute.
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OK how about thinking of all the people you dont like at school doing well and going off to uni, but leaving you behind to stack shelves because you couldnt be bothered. Think how your parents and friends react.
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Sounds like a good plan.


I'll try and do this hopefully I won't get distracted

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Benefit and fear.

1. Think about why you are doing it and what the benefits are of getting the grades you need.

2. fear think what it means to fail and how thats gong to feel.

Pick.

It also helps to have a decent plan and to get semi competent so you know you have a chance. Also dont overdo it, so a plan tells you how much and you can take rests that are guilt free.

Small units means it feels more achievable just do x a day.
(Original post by 999tigger)
Benefit and fear.

1. Think about why you are doing it and what the benefits are of getting the grades you need.

2. fear think what it means to fail and how thats gong to feel.

Pick.

It also helps to have a decent plan and to get semi competent so you know you have a chance. Also dont overdo it, so a plan tells you how much and you can take rests that are guilt free.

Small units means it feels more achievable just do x a day.
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Leaving things to last minute is just so typical of me

Fingers crossed we can sort this issue out

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Me, I've procrastinated revision so much for my mid term tests.




I try this and sometimes it works but the times it doesn't I leave it to the last minute.
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That's actually a really good way of thinking about it THANK YOU

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OK how about thinking of all the people you dont like at school doing well and going off to uni, but leaving you behind to stack shelves because you couldnt be bothered. Think how your parents and friends react.
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100% bro

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couldn't agree more tbf, the thing is once you start revising, and accomplish something after that (good grade in test) you'll feel good. Now think of this in a wider sense: future job - something you like, good salary etc - all comes from revision starting now
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-sfG8BV8wU
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When I feel demotivated I think about how **** my life will be if I don't succeed and work a boring 9-5 my whole life and live in debt my whole life and have an average house, average family, average friends. Quite a depressing thought, but it works.
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Watch some motivational videos on YouTube every now and again- les Brown is pretty upbeat and motivational he’s my main source of motivation
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(Original post by lil bit studious)
Leaving things to last minute is just so typical of me

Fingers crossed we can sort this issue out

Yup hoping for the best xD
good luck
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(Original post by lil bit studious)
Leaving things to last minute is just so typical of me

Fingers crossed we can sort this issue out
You are at a stage in where messing things up like this has serious consequences, which is why its best not to do it. Next year there will be a number of poster who left revision too late and post here in a panic. Dont be one of them.
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I just think of my goal (medicine) and think how crap I'd feel if the person I dislike the most got my place instead because I didn't do as well as I could have.
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yeah that would annoy me as well

Thanks for the advice
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I just think of my goal (medicine) and think how crap I'd feel if the person I dislike the most got my place instead because I didn't do as well as I could have.
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true true

thank you

(Original post by 999tigger)
You are at a stage in where messing things up like this has serious consequences, which is why its best not to do it. Next year there will be a number of poster who left revision too late and post here in a panic. Dont be one of them.
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Yeah that's true, when I watch stuff like that it really puts things in perspective

thanks for the advice! )))

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Watch some motivational videos on YouTube every now and again- les Brown is pretty upbeat and motivational he’s my main source of motivation
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When I feel demotivated I think about how **** my life will be if I don't succeed and work a boring 9-5 my whole life and live in debt my whole life and have an average house, average family, average friends. Quite a depressing thought, but it works.
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Lmao I always tell myself I'm going to revise and then I end up distracting myself or getting distracted. Darn the world wide web.

If you haven't taken up the devoted procrastination lifestyle, how'd ya do it?
Personally, when I revise I like to put in my headphones and listen to motivational speeches. I'll tell you a channel to listen to below. It works for some people, some people cant work with noise at all but it depends on you. Also, you might wanna try to put your phone on silent or aeroplane mode. I know how it feels to fell distracted, one min an educational video, then some interview with the dead, then a video about cute lions roaring and you're just like "how'd I get here?"
Anyway, the channels are called: Motivation2Study & ProjectElon.
(It'll also come up if you type: Motivational speeches.)
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OMG I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!

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