How To Motivate For Studying Is The Subject Of Todays Join Up Dots Podcast
Introduction To How To Motivate For Studying
When it comes to knowing how to motivate for studying every person has their own way of learning.
Some learn best in a quiet space, others do better with music.
Some do well with solo study sessions, others prefer study groups. Why is this?
Well, we all have different motivators – what motivates one person may not necessarily motivate someone else.
And therein lies the key to motivating yourself for studying: you must identify your motivators and use them to their fullest potential!
So in this podcast we give you our tips how to motivate for studying, which of course works for business creation too.
Define What Motivates You And Why.
Knowing what motivates you and why is an important part of studying.
It helps you to stay on track with your study goals, building your dream business and life, and it also helps identify things that might be getting in your way.
It’s good to know what does not motivate you, so that you can avoid those things when necessary.
Also knowing what is important to you, can help with motivation too – if something is important to someone else but not as much for us, then it may provide us with less motivation (or none at all).
Finally, knowing what you want out of life and remembering this whenever possible will help with keeping motivated for the future.
So spend some time working through this part of our guide how to motivate for studying as if you know the reasons why you are working towards something, it makes things so much easier.
Know How To Properly Reward Yourself.
- Know how to properly reward yourself. In order to motivate, you must know your own strengths and weaknesses. Some people are not motivated by rewards, but others are. If you are the latter, then it’s important that you use rewards correctly so they can be effective in helping motivate you.
- Do what makes sense for you and your lifestyle: If a reward is something small like taking a walk around your neighbourhood or playing video games with friends, go for it! There is no need to overthink this part of your strategy. As long as the activity is something enjoyable and helps bring some balance back into your life—and doesn’t conflict with other commitments—then it’s probably worth doing at least once per week if not daily!
- Don’t make things too complicated: Rewards should never be associated with work itself (this defeats the purpose) but rather should serve as motivation for completing tasks on time or being productive in general
Find The Right Study Environment.
Study environment is a big deal. You want to find a quiet place where you won’t be distracted.
Avoid studying in bed, or the same places where you relax and watch TV/surf the web.
Try to avoid going to the same places as other people who might distract you from your studies (especially if they’re friends). If possible, try different study environments when possible – there’s no reason why every single time needs to be spent at home!
Use The Right Method(s) Of Studying.
- Mind Maps (A memory tool that uses pictures and spatial relationships to organize information)
- Leitner Box Method (A method for remembering lists of items (such as words or numbers) by placing them in a sequence in boxes.)
- Cornell Note-Taking System (A method for taking notes based on the SQ3R system.)
- SQ4R Method: Survey, Question, Read, Recite and Review! An approach used in reading that involves using questions to drive your reading rather than following a predetermined outline or list of things you have to read about; it also includes summarizing key points at the end of each chapter before moving on with your reading; knowledge gained from this process will help later when studying; this method is an excellent way to learn more effectively because it forces students not only do they have ask themselves questions while reading but also make sure these questions lead them into deeper levels of understanding so they can apply their knowledge later when needed.”
Get Organized And Make A Plan (Don’t Procrastinate).
- Get organized and make a plan (don’t procrastinate).
- Don’t study in bed (you will fall asleep).
- Don’t study in front of the TV / computer / phone (not only will you find it hard to concentrate, but you will also be distracted by what is going on around you, which could lead to procrastination).
- Don’t study in the car (besides being potentially dangerous, if there is any noise outside or inside your car it may disturb your concentration and make it difficult for you to focus on what needs to be done).
Know Your Obstacles – And Work To Overcome Them.
- Know what you are studying. If you don’t know why you are studying the material, then it is much harder to motivate yourself to do so.
- Know what your goals are. You need to find out what motivates you and stick with it, otherwise, it will be difficult for you to keep up with your studies and reach your goals in the end.
- Know what obstacles stand in your way of achieving those goals and take steps toward overcoming them as soon as possible so that they don’t stop you from reaching success when it matters most!
- Make sure that there aren’t any distractions around while studying because these can easily throw off anyone trying hard enough at something important like learning new skills or information; keeping focused on one thing only helps us learn faster which means faster results too!
Work On Memorization Skills.
Memorization is a skill that can be learned, improved, practiced and used to help you study.
Your memory is like any other muscle: the more you work it out, the stronger it becomes.
When you memorize something, your brain creates new connections between nerve cells (synapses) in your brain that helps those memories stay there longer.
And if you use mnemonic devices such as rhymes or acronyms to help remember things better, those connections will be even stronger!
If You Know What Motivates You And Why, You Will Know How To Motivate Yourself For Studying In The Proper Manner.
If you know what motivates you and why, you will be able to motivate yourself in the proper manner.
Motivation is the key to success. If you are motivated enough to study hard, then it won’t take much time for you to learn a new language or other subject.
In order for motivation to work properly, it is important that your mind knows what motivates it.
Do not worry about this step since if you have been studying for some time now and have noticed that only one thing motivates your mind then there is no need for any more steps.
The next thing which needs consideration is getting organized and making a plan before starting anything else (like studying).
The last thing which needs attention is memorization skills because if these aren’t strong enough then nothing else will matter at all because remembering things will always come back first when trying something new even though we may not want them too!
As you can see, there are many ways to motivate yourself for studying.
These ideas will be helpful for most students, but it’s also important to remember that everyone has different needs and different motivators.
If you’re having trouble motivating yourself to study, take some time and think about what works best for you!
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