There’s plenty to learn every day. But trying to learn everything can be overwhelming.
The internet has accelerated the information overload and it can be really hard to focus.
If you want to dig deep into a particular topic in a short amount of time, there are some ways you can speed up your process.
From setting an agenda, testing yourself regularly and paying attention to your surroundings, you can access multiple methods become a faster learner.
For me the hardest tip to master is not multitasking. Especially if you're working on the computer the emails and social media messages streaming in are really hard to ignore. Sometimes I feel like locking myself in a cave when I'm writing!
One unexpected idea is to fake it until you make it. Forcing yourself to smile or laugh might actually help trick the brain into have a positive experience!
A tactic I like that's not on here is studying with music. There's a fantastic association that gives me almost instant recall.
Not only are mental techniques important, but don't forget your body either! Making sure that you are well rested and physically active boosts learning. Try these proven tips on how to make your learning more effective.