Epic Reads 4.0

A Good Shepherds Initiative


With exams around the corner, this week's Epic Reads is here to help the everyday student, with a whole bunch of articles and also an education-centric Major Life Hack.

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Unlimited Articles with Pocket

Some of you guys asked me how to get past the 5 articles limit on Harvard Business Review and block external ads, so here's something the Good Shepherds use that you might find useful too.

It's an app called Pocket that downloads your articles offline and to one page for reading whenever you'd like. No more limits for free readers. Get the app for your browser or smartphone here.

MAJOR Life Hack Alert

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Regardless of what stream of education you're from, there is something in here for pretty much any and everybody. Most of you might have heard of 3 or 4 of these sites, but 25 of them is a gem to say the least.

Check them all out here!

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How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. While I’ve run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when faced with stress, what follows are ten of the best. Some of these strategies may seem obvious, but the real challenge lies in recognizing when you need to use them and having the wherewithal to actually do so in spite of your stress.

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3 Way To Motivate Yourself When You Want To Quit

Some work weeks are five Mondays in a row. That’s life. Or at least that’s life as an entrepreneur.

We can pump ourselves up with platitudes like “quitters never win” and “failure is not an option,” but that’s seldom effective when we’re overwhelmed by urgent demands and out of time, money, and energy.

Read The Whole Article Here.

Reflect and Rethink

35 Quotes From Robin Williams

This week's reflection space is less comprehension and more reflection. These 35 quotes are guaranteed to inspire you when you need it the most.

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Digital Corner

For those of you who prefer visually appealing explanations, we've got epic videos in store.
The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU
Why we procrastinate by Vik Nithy @ TEDxYouth@TheScotsCollege