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The Power of Having Fun

Fun is the key to success! If you want to be successful, having fun is not an option. It's a necessity. By making fun a top priority--taking meaningful, enjoyable breaks each day, week, month, and year--you'll not only be happier but be more productive, too! Using scientific evidence, real-world case studies, and a healthy dose of wit, bestselling author Dave Crenshaw shows that a regular respite is like a little oasis in your workday. 

Chilling Out

This appealing, accessible reference volume enables readers to easily understand what creates and constitutes stress--an unavoidable part of modern life--and learn about the psychology behind relaxation. What is "stress," from a psychological and physiological perspective? Why is it important to "unwind" and relax? Can some forms of stress actually be good? And how do people outside the United States relax?....

The Lazy Guru's Guide to Life

Are you stressed out, feel like you're in a creative rut, or are having trouble taming your inner control freak? Welcome to The Lazy Guru's Guide to Life, an innovative, inspiring, and illustrated guide to effortless and mindful self-improvement. The concept of being lazy goes back thousands of years. It's what the Chinese sages call Wu Wei or "no trying," a natural way of being -- a flow state -- where the body is relaxed and attention is focused. .

Mindfulness for Students

Using a unique combination of mindfulness-based techniques and study skills, this book shows students how to apply mindfulness to their studies and everyday life in simple, practical steps. It introduces a wealth of tools and techniques that can be applied to specific study contexts, such as listening in lectures, completing assignments and preparing for exams, and shows readers how mindfulness can help them to manage the stresses of student life more effectively. .

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Sketchnoting in School

This book provides everything you need to get started with visual notetaking. Tools, inspiration, how to start, ways to practice, and ways to continue learning. It provides the research behind the benefits of using this tool for your own learning, as well as with your students. .

Crunch Time

Be Your Best Under Pressure! Learn how elite athletes like Michael Jordan, Sandy Cofax, Tom Glavin, and Pedro Martinez, deal with pressure. In his 15 years as a major league pitching coach, with "Moneyball" Oakland A's, NY Mets, MilwaukeeBrewers andBaltimore Orioles, Rick Peterson has coached Hall of Famers, Cy Young winners, and many other elite athletes..

Learning from the Learners

This book turns the traditional approach to student success on its head by examining the learning habits of successful students based on what they have told us about their learning strategies, on what they do to succeed in college, and on the teaching practices they think best foster their learning. .

Will This Be on the Test?

The essential survival guide for college students Getting into college takes plenty of hard work, but knowing what your professors expect of you once you get there can be even more challenging. Will This Be on the Test? is the essential survival guide for high-school students making the transition to college academics. .

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