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Writing Tips for Beginners: 7 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotage

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

You need to recognise the signs, get out of your own way and stop self-sabotaging your academic and professional writing.   Read more

How to create Mind Maps to help you plan, study and revise

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

It sounds a bit Sci-Fi but the use of visual diagrams has been around for centuries. A mind map means you take information from your head and organize it visually in a diagram.  Read more

Did the time management Pomodoro Technique boost my focus and productivity?

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

OK, here goes. I’m going to use the time management Pomodoro Technique to research, write, edit and upload this Weekly Surgery blog. Will it make me focussed and productive? I’ll see you on the other side…  Read more

Five top tips to prevent overwhelm

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

It’s 9:33am. I currently have eight tabs, five documents, three email accounts, two browsers, two clouds and one diary open. I'm feeling paralyzed by information overwhelm and anxiety.  Read more

Why you need to ask 'Who Moved My Cheese?'

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Described as one of the most successful motivational books ever, Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life may be small but it packs a powerful punch about managing change.   Read more

Free Writing and Study Tips. Welcome to The Weekly Surgery

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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How to use the journalism Inverted Pyramid Technique and shape your writing

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Inverted Pyramid Technique is a journalistic style. It was probably used by writers to tell people the Ancient Pyramids had been built.   Read more

Learn Basic English Grammar | Examples of Active and Passive Voice

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

You’ve written the perfect witty sentence for your blog. But, ever had a blank moment when the checker says ‘Passive Voice (consider revising)? Eh? What?  Read more

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