The Stress-Free Guide to Studying at University (Sage Study by Gordon Rugg

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By Gordon Rugg

From the writer: offers a good and supportive consultant to knowing, combating and dealing with the tension that may be linked to pupil existence. The ebook is based round the major stressors which are prone to be encountered as a scholar, akin to the preliminary adjustment to school lifestyles, monetary problems and the strain of exam. all through, the emphasis is on reaching overall healthiness, by Read more...

content material: Preface --
1: rigidity and health and wellbeing: an summary --
2: methods of dealing with tension and anxiousness --
three: Leaving domestic and beginning college --
four: evaluation: coursework, tests and pressure --
five: Survival talents, relationships and social existence --
6: significant lifestyles occasions --
7: Finance --
eight: lifestyles making plans --
nine: Aftermath --
10: Forgotten military: mature, part-time and in a foreign country scholars --
Appendix 1: Emergencies --
Appendix 2: assets --
Appendix three: quick rest routines --
Appendix four: workouts that can assist you sleep --
Appendix five: Deep rest suggestions --
6: Calm, conscious leisure innovations --

This ebook supplies scholars focussed and functional suggestion on how one can take care of rigidity in a three tiered process: 1. information on the way to stay away from getting into to annoying occasions within the first position 2. Read more...

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Wilson (Penguin, 1999), which featured in the TV comedy series Black Books; it really does exist. If you’re looking through the Little Books series, then be aware that The Little Book of Stress is not what it might appear from the title; it’s a darkly humorous book whose front cover proclaims ‘Calm is for wimps. Get real. ’ Achieving your potential There are many books, videos, DVDs and courses on this topic, as well as a philosophical/ spiritual movement known as the Human Potential Movement. A good, straightforward introduction to the rational-emotive approach to tackling behaviours and achieving your potential is Peak Performance by Windy Dryden and Jack Gordon (Management Books 2000 Ltd, 1993).

Qxd 2/29/2008 11:01 AM Page 37 LEAVING HOME AND STARTING UNIVERSITY What if you hate the university or the course? It’s not like being in the French Foreign Legion in the old days; at university, you’re allowed to change your mind. It’s usually possible to change course within your university; if you hate the university, then there’s no law against leaving and trying again at another university – you have the rest of your life to try again. If you’re considering this route, then it’s wise to start taking advice as early as possible; there’s a fine balance between giving the course or university a fair trial, and leaving things till too late.

For instance, the gap year can give you more confidence, more experience of the world, and more idea of what you want to do with your life, depending on what you do in that year; it might also allow you to save some money to help you financially through your degree, and might bring you into contact with potential employers for when you finish university, not to mention a set of friends outside your university life. If your gap year turns out to be grim, this can fill you with a steely resolve to go to university, make the most of it, and go on to something much better.

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