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Self Management Skills for Students

Self Management Skills for Students:

Self Management:

Self management is a key skill that will help you throughout your life. It involves setting goals and managing your time. Developing your motivation and concentration skills will help you to overcome the lure of procrastination. Effective self-management will help you to avoid stress and provide you with more opportunities to get involved in fun campus activities.

A self management skill key  is self-regulation. Self-regulation refers to individuals monitoring, controlling and directing aspects of their learning for themselves.


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Self-Management Skills List 

  1. Monitor

Don’t just let things happen, assess and see why then pick a strategy.

  1. Evaluate :

Take the time to ask if things are working out for you Reinforce Time Management/Anti-Procrastination Strategies Priorities.

  1. Plan

Break things into small, manageable pieces.

  1. Goal Setting

Be Specific Use all time – e.g. even travel time can be used to review or quiz oneself.

  1. Action builds momentum

 do something, anything.

  1. Make a commitment:

Create a deadline if one doesn’t exist or you need an earlier one.

  1. Self-Talk

  use positive thoughts and challenge negative thoughts.

  1. Affirm Yourself:

 use positive phrases including “I”, like “I can do this” and say them often Exert Control over what you can, accept what you cannot change.

Handling Distractions:

Get more active in the study process – ask yourself questions, join a study group, try to teach someone else.

Distribute study instead of cramming – easier to concentrate for shorter periods.

Keep memo or notebook – for thoughts or things to do that keep popping into your head.

Assign Worry Time: if you have a problem or difficulty to deal with

Re-focus attention: by using trigger words like “just listen”

Build time:  do something for five minutes, then next time 7 minutes, etc.

Routine: organize environment etc., much like an athlete before an event Mind and Body

Eat, sleep and exercise properly Don’t ignore emotions or thoughts

Manage your stress.

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Salman Qureshi

Salman Qureshi is an Accountant by profession & he loves to write on Commerce & Management Sciences Subject to assist Students. Hope you guys will like his effort.

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