Stress in College Students’ Life

These days the college is not associated with the same “wild” experience as it used to be with parties all night long and a carefree lifestyle. Due to higher competition for jobs, a higher rate of unemployment, pressing costs of getting a university degree and new social media standards of what successful students should be like, it becomes highly stressful for students to pursue their studies today. In the news reports, we stumble quite often upon the necessity of psychological help on campus and a requirement for a help hotline to assist students during their hard times. Therefore, stress has become one of the biggest problems during university times!

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Feeling Sleepy When Revising?

Everyone can relate to that feeling when you are tired, you want to rest, your brain is not sharp anymore but nevertheless, you have to continue your revision goals. At some point, you start to feel that you are losing in this battle and that your whole operational system, called your body, is about to shut down. So what should you do in order to push yourself further? Rather than taking caffeine tablets and energy drinks which have become very popular recently, we prepared some advice for you which does not harm your health but which will let you keep your eyes open and your brain functioning. We want you to succeed with your studies so please check our advice on how to stay awake while reading textbooks.
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10 Unusual St. Valentine’s Traditions you might have never heard of ❤

It is almost mid-February and 14th is the time to celebrate the most romantic and sweet tradition of the year – St Valentine’s Day! So once you are getting ready for lots of Valentine’s day flowers, chocolates and sweets, as well as romantic dining and travelling, here at BooksRun we decided to write about unusual festivities all over the world that are associated with this day. 

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An Exhaustive List of Dorm Essentials

If you are planning to begin your new life chapter by going to college in September, you should be already thinking about a list of dorm necessities that will make your university life comfortable and transition from home barely noticeable. By thinking about the things you might need in the long run at university, you will make your college time productive and you will be able to save some money on the run.

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Do You Have Leadership Skills?

How do you get noticed as a potential leader, the one who is a key member of the team capable to lead others towards a common goal? How can you distinguish yourself so that you will be identified for career success earlier than others by your boss? There are certain steps that you should undertake to develop your leadership capability and to set yourself apart from other employees as a future leader. Below we will have a look at certain qualities that characterise natural leaders and we hope it will help you to better understand the nature of successful people as well.

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Do You Have Enough Dopamine to Be Entrepreneurial?

According to the latest research in terms of what is driving people’s business acumen, it has been found that most successful entrepreneurs have higher levels of dopamine in their brain than other people. It is a sort of chemical tendency or a genetic deviation that brings two upgrades: it makes people more creative and enables them with extreme determination for achieving their goals and ability to bear risk in unpredicted situations. Below we will have a look at what makes up an entrepreneurial mind and how to make use of it. Continue reading “Do You Have Enough Dopamine to Be Entrepreneurial?”

How to Sharpen Your Memory

Do you remember your school times when you had to memorize poems and recite them in front of the class? And we all know very well how we learnt these texts in half an hour during the lesson before the teacher called our name because the evening before we had been hanging out with friends. What happened now when we have to double check the family name or even the address since we couldn’t remember it? How many times recently were you trying to remember unsuccessfully the word which was at the tip of your tongue? Below we will discuss some ideas and techniques on how you can sharpen your memory – this will be handy during your revision sessions and exams! Continue reading “How to Sharpen Your Memory”

Do You Believe in Luck?

Do you remember that feeling when you got to ride across the whole city on green lights while rushing to the airport? Or when the midfielder from your favourite football team stroke a goal with his head from far away? Did you feel happy, satisfied … and maybe lucky? Some of the most successful people when answering questions about the tipping point in their success story would answer very often that they were lucky to meet certain people along the way or they turned up at the right place and at the right moment to seize a good opportunity. So does it mean that only certain among us possess this mysterious quality of luck? Below we will have a look at what science has recently discovered on this matter and will analyse some examples of successful people to see whether it is up to nature or up to us to be “lucky”?
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