How to break a bad habit

This piece from offers a slightly different take on how to break a bad habit (and replace it with a good one):

“End Bad Habits: The Ultimate Guide to Break Any Bad Habit”

Thanks to Mel Parker for sending this my way.

Online note-taking apps

This article from reviews eight online note-taking applications that you might find useful.

Of course, an application you like will help. But you still need to know how to take notes—how to organize them, what to write down, what to leave out, how much detail to include—and that takes practice, whether with a […]

Back-to-school reminders & ideas

First: read every day!

Second: use a homework diary in every class!

And here’s a good list of online tools for students. It’s intended for university students but most of the items listed are equally useful for high school students.

Note-taking Tips

From The Potential Blog, some good tips about taking effective notes:

Use coloured pens and highlighters Use underlining and CAPITALS Use brackets Use arrows

There’s more, but those of you in China will need a proxy server as all sites are blocked. Thanks again to LifeHacker for the […]