Tag : Motivation

New Year, Studious Me

10 months ago / 0 comments

With February upon us, most of us have admitted defeat when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. Year in, year out, in an attempt to reinvent our future selves, millions of us declare 1st January as the start of a new beginning. But how important is this? Is the nation’s … Read More

The power of now

1 year ago / 0 comments

Megan talks about the importance of  ‘now’ and how making the most of the present can unlock potential and opportunities.  “I’ll do it later”, “I’m busy doing something else”, or “I’m too tired”: a small selection of excuses we are all guilty of when it comes to putting off doing … Read More

Mind Yourself: songs to cure the new year blues

2 years ago / 0 comments

Martha discusses University of Leeds’ Wellbeing Festival, and talks us through our student wellbeing playlist.  A new term is starting at Leeds University. This means the start of new modules, perhaps joining new societies and meeting new people. It can however mean facing new, or existing, challenges. Last week we held … Read More

Motivation (the lack of)

6 years ago / 0 comments

My continuous mantra is as follows: Now, at 3pm, having done nothing but exist pointlessly all day, is not the moment to start work. After several pre-essay weeks of this it’s begun to occur to me I need to get used to the idea that the complete lack of motivation … Read More