Stress Less AND Study More! – Motivation Video


Have you ever been so stressed that it’s hard to maintain
focus on important goals? It’s hard to see sometimes what
lies directly in front of you. it’s hard to juggle the many things
that life is throwing your way. I remember at one point, I was juggling the pressures of
doing everything right at a new job making sure my wife was happy making sure my children had
everything they needed. Prioritizing the many projects that
I had going on at one time moving from one house to another Preparing for my third child to be born and trying to maintain focus on my
schoolwork so that I don’t fall behind. I heard the rapper Eminem once say
“on the surface he looks calm and ready” and you see that’s exactly how
I appeared to be to people I appeared to be very cool,
very calm, very collected I appeared to have everything under control People used to tell me all the time “wow, you’re-you’re able to
handle things so effortlessly” or they would say things like
“how do you do it Torian?” And I would simply smile
and say quietly to myself “If they only knew“ So it was obvious to those people that I appeared to handle all of the
stress and the demands of life that life presented me with. But little did they know that I was plunging under the pressure that I was sinking in the sea of stress that I was dehydrated from being
in the desert of demands. There were nights when I didn’t sleep a wink not because I chose to stay up and study but because there were so many things on my
mind that I could not find myself sleep. I don’t know if you’ve ever been that stressed but I’m talking about a level of stress that in an attempt to remove something from
my plate, school became an instant thought It was too much there were too many exams, there were too
many assignments, there were too many demands and there was too little time to complete it all in. I felt like rather than
growing I was diminishing simply fading away and it seemed that
no one cared enough to dig deeper than the basic question of
“how do you handle it?” At one point, I felt like school was pointless there was nothing there for me, it was
too difficult to maintain good grades I felt like I could simply rely on my personality
and my charm to score a high paying job. A job that I could get right then and not have to complete multiple
years of school to get it. I began to feel entitled that the world owes me something and that they should take it easy on
me, if I decided to drop out of school. But then I realized something I realized that the world
didn’t care about me that everyone in the world was too
busy chasing their own dreams and chasing their own success to care
enough to see if I needed help with mine. I realized that while there are some
genuine caring people in this world everything you go through is a
situation you have to deal with not mom, not dad, not someone
from the street or anyone. It’s about how you deal with the stress
and the demands that life gives you and in that moment my life changed completely. I wasn’t relying on anyone to
do anything that was mine to do. I stayed up late, I studied,
I read, I wrote, I sacrificed I did everything that I was supposed to do. I was no longer entitled. Quitting never entered my mind at that point I was on a mission not just to show the world that I can
do it, but to prove to me that I can do it. listen to me I went from being academically
dismissed my freshman year in college to being months away from achieving my PHD. Listen, let me give it to you again I went from being in the bottom 3% of
my college to the top 3% nationwide with a prestigious research degree. Now I don’t say this to brag to you What I’m telling you is that when you make up in your mind that your success
is more important than your cell phone when you make up in your mind that your
success is more important than sleep when you make up in your mind that your
success is more important than watching TV Then there is nothing in this world that
can stand in the way of your success. Not one thing can stop you I heard someone once say that it is impossible to stop a man
or a woman that refuses to quit. So throw me in the ring with Mike Tyson throw me in the ring with Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Someone with more experience than me someone stronger than me,
someone with more skills than me but if I refuse to quit then
there’s no way they can beat me I can only defeat myself. Now that’s the same mindset you have to have when it comes to the stress
and the demands of school. Look school square in the eyes and tell it you may be tougher than me, you may be
smarter than me, you may be bigger than me but I refuse to quit and
therefore you will not beat me. And so let me give you a few things just a couple of things to consider when
it comes to dealing with being in stress or stressful situations and the demands of life let me just give you a few
things to think about the first thing is to take time for yourself. Now, what I mean here is that you are
the number one priority in your world. If you don’t take care of yourself then you won’t be well enough to take
care of the things that you have to do. Think about think about a vehicle. The job of a vehicle is to get
you from point A to point B However, if you don’t take care
of that vehicle by adding fuel by checking the oil levels,
by changing the tires and etc then I promise you, eventually it will stop. And that is how your body
and your brain works you got to take care of yourself. Huffington Post writes that “Taking time to pause from the
relentless pace of everyday life and enjoy creative activities
that keep you from dwelling on or stressing over school pressures can go
far in decreasing your stress levels.” The second thing that I need
you to understand, watch this Learn to change your thinking. A philosopher once said that “You cannot get stressed out
unless you believe your thoughts” He says “all stress is precipitated
by stressful thinking” In other words he’s saying if you constantly think about being stressed then naturally you’re going to become stressed. The moment you begin to stress about not
finishing the project or an assignment on time then your mind will begin to
visualize what could or will happen which can what? Create unnecessary stress. So how do you handle this? Well, by thinking of specific examples
that can counter those stressful thoughts think of ways that you can create the
time needed to finish that project instead of thinking that
you’ll never have enough time. Because if you change your thinking, watch this your ways will follow The mind is one of the most
powerful things known to man that’s why you’ve heard the
phrase “Mind over Matter.” Now the third thing that I
need you to understand is this Learn to eat your elephant one bite at a time. What I mean is… Learn to chunk up your work into
smaller manageable bite-sized portions This way, you’ll feel less
overwhelmed, less stressed and have less demands placed on you. The best way to do this is by listing
the things you have going on as well as listing the estimated time
each one of those things will take. Now once you’re done What you’re left with is a lot
of small easy manageable tasks instead of one large daunting task. So learn to eat your elephant one bite at a time. Now, the fourth thing, the last thing
that I need you to understand is this Lower your goals All right, now stay with me Lower your goals, now what I mean is I don’t want you to become a slacker or I don’t want you to decide that
you’re not willing to push yourself. What I mean when I say lower your goals is if you lower your goals you’ll achieve
more, so as an example watch this let’s say you are a D average student that has the desire to pull
up your grades to an A. Now shooting for A is great but think about how stressful
that is going to be for you to go from a D all the way to an A. Lowering your goals simply means instead of shooting for the A
right now go from a D to a C. This is a much more realistic goal now once you earn that C then go from a C to a B. And then work yourself up to the A Kris Carr was once quoted by saying “if you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness
and stress impact your physical health, think again all of these emotions trigger
chemical reactions in your body which can lead to inflammation
and a weakened immune system” So in other words, he says “learn how to cope because there
will always be dark days” So don’t allow stress to get the best of you but instead work hard to beat stress. Always, number one, take time for yourself. Number two, learn how to
change your thinking. Number three, eat that
elephant one bite at a time. And number four learn to lower your goals just slightly. This is how you can manage and deal with the stress of being a student and having a lot on your plate.

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  1. Thank you for your videos I am so grateful that I discovered this channel you changed my life. so thank you another time πŸ™

  2. I really needed this.
    I have my college entrance exam in 2 months and i am regretting the things that i could have done but didnt do before..i am really stressed and now seeing how better others are than me i have started doubting myself..
    I really really wanted to focus on myself and make today better than yesterday and this video helped me more.
    Thank you motivation2study☺

  3. THanyou i listen to your chennel everyday specially while exams to lower stress level, give me motivation when i feel down…

  4. Thanks, I really needed this.
    I have exams in 3 weeks, and I am having trouble with English Literature, and I don't want to drop my grades and to a support set

  5. Lovely, I'm going through with this stuff nice I'm motivated now.usually I drink alot of water to reduce my stress and it's work for me πŸ˜‹

  6. This is what we need to reduce stress during hard study time.
    its make me to stay stress free and focus on study.
    thank u so much…

  7. I wish i would have seen this years back when i have quit school…
    But guess what?
    I am here sitting on my ass, and already started the journey of getting all of the high school grades and beyond.
    This one will be long, well over an year to get it all back, hell almost two years, its totally worth it.
    Wish me luck, in 2-3 years i'll start my engineering degree.

    Thanks for the fantastic motivation to keep going, subbed.
    And yeah, nobody owes me anything, my future is completely in my hands.

  8. Thanks, I needed this. Finishing my MS thesis (defense in a month) while I'm working my new engineering job. It is stressful, but I need to do it.

  9. Thanks dear for this inspirational video, Indeed , that what I need to hear ,, appreciate your advice and I will work on it. 😘😘

  10. I'm a medical student nearing the end of my pre-clinical years and preparing for my first board exam. I'm also managing the demands of a family. I usually spend time with my family to relieve the stress. Thank you for the words of wisdom and the motivation to keep working long hours late into the night.

  11. In 20 days I have the most important exam in my life , and I have 9 subjects to study each subject with 19 chapters :'( I am so stressed
    I will comeback after the result and look back to this and realise it wasn't worth stress …

  12. Thank you for making this video! It really helps me to get away from stress and study more. And also I want to say thank you for all of your videos. Watching them I become so self confident that it feels like I'm gonna go through everything. You make people believe in themselves and, I think, you've already saved many people from being depressed and stressed. You do a really great job. Thank you

  13. thank you thank you so much you don't know how much you helped me through this video… thanks again… keep doing this… now i feel better now i know what i need to over come my failure…. ❀❀❀❀❀❀

  14. Means a lot… Yeah.. it's not the work that is stressful. It's how we take it. Thankieees for making this video.

  15. I am really stressed and depressed from the exams and disappointment I feel like quitting but after the video I guess that's not an option so thank you so much ❀

  16. This is exactly what I needed. The best motivational as well as guidance video on studying I've watched to date.

  17. I have tomorow an exam i have to get a good mark if not i will fail guys i m stressed out freaking stressed
    Thank for the video it reduces my stress

  18. Watching this video exactly few hours before my exams,was at the point of giving up,retire to bed but the video talked the sleepyness out of me..Highly appreciated,Thank you so much very helpful watch me go Ace my medical terminology exams tomorrow!!!!!

  19. Sometimes I get so stressed that everything blurs out and I lay there with a blocked mind. It takes me days sometimes to get back on track. This was helpful. I’m starting to realize it’s gonna get a hell of a lot harder before it gets less stressful.

  20. I feel that I am too carefree, now I am worry that all my classmates are stressing out but not me…

  21. hey everyone I am from India studing for engineering I am so depressed that I am going down and down in my favorite subject so just for the subject that I am weak at. the only thing which make me differ is my laziness what I do I am hoping to leaving plz if anyone have solution plz advise me

  22. This just make my eyes teared, I'm so f***kin stress with my studies,tbh,i cried a lot bcs i think its the best way to relieve it,but no one knows, nobody know 'behind the scene of someone's life #2019 is kinda tough year for me:/

  23. Aw Aw I am really siting down working on my homework for three to four hours just doing my home work and to look for article that I have to use to surport my main idea on the book I am reading. Ooh my God is not easy. God is my strength to do that.I refused to be dropout of school this time. Is not my portions.

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