Business and EDU

Why You Cannot Ignore Personal Development as a College Student

Busy college students make every excuse in the world as to why they spend little time on personal development. They have a full or part time job to hold down along with a heavy course load. They still want to have a social life so they cannot take the time to meditate, or visualize, or affirm, to become successful. All of these excuses are the exact reason why the students feel so busy. Yes, you will tend to be busier if you work and go to school on a full time basis but when your mind is clear you find yourself studying less, getting better grades and making money with far less effort.

Maybe you open up an online business, helping you generate cash online while you purse your degree. This will save you precious commuting time and of course, stress. Not a bad deal but you can only generate and pursue these prospering ideas if you think on a creative plane. Thinking on a creative plane means taking the time to engage in personal development on a daily basis. You need to meditate, visualize, or affirm, or you need to engage in all 3 practices, as well as studying self help materials to instill your confidence in personal development.

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This typically takes at least 30 to 60 minutes daily, a task which might seem too difficult for a college student. Well the reason why this seems impractical is because you have not developed your mental tools, and you are working on a competitive plane of thought, you try to work longer, harder hours at your job instead of working less hours on a business that makes you infinitely more money. You try to snatch the 25th hour in the day to study more instead of concentrating more in the classroom, or during your home study sessions, so you would not need to spend as much time studying. Few students engage in effective acts most of the day. The few who do save themselves loads of time, headaches, and stress as they succeed in the classroom with less effort.

Your Academic Success Comes from Within

How you choose to think about your studies creates success or failure in your studies. Think of the world as proceeding from the inside out. You think and feel a certain way to bring you certain results. You feel a certain way and move into actions based on those feelings, actions which bring you success or failure in the classroom. Now changing your feelings on a predominant basis might seem difficult to do at first but spending more time on personal development helps you shift your inner world so that you can achieve your desired results. You need to do this mental clearing because you likely carry negative, limiting ideas of yourself as a student. Maybe you feel you are not smart or talented enough to succeed in the classroom. Whatever the case may be you must put in at least 30 minutes each day to study the inside world in order to shape a more successful academic reality.

Why Inside Out?

Think of positive people. Notice how few things seem to faze them, and how this crowd goes from victory to victory with little effort. These folks carry different perceptions of life’s circumstances, viewpoints that help them crush obstacles. You too can be positive as a student and build a different reality. The massive failure on your exam can be an opportunity to learn a new skill set, or perhaps this is a moment you needed to experience to develop your concentration. In any case your perception created the experience.

Go within, change the without as a busy college student, and you might just stop being so busy in the process.