The Brain Box book coverThis blog was originally an extension of our publication The Brain Box an essential guide to learning techniques and self-motivation.

In addition to posts containing new ideas and techniques for students, parents and teachers, the blog has evolved to include information relating to communication and presentation skills, pertinent to all walks of life.


I am a List Maniac! Goals or Black Holes?

10th February 2016 | Tim Benton | Revision, Motivation

I don’t know about you, but I sometime struggle with motivation. That might seem like a strange confession from a motivational speaker and writer, but it’s true.  Sometimes I don’t seem to be able to get started. It’s easy to mistake this for laziness – I don’t do anything because I’m lazy.  Well that’s not […]

Help Me! I’m Stressed!

1st October 2015 | Tim Benton | Motivation, Parents

Stress is a very real part of studying, whether for GCSEs or A Levels. Students worry they are going to fail. Students worry about workload and getting everything done. Students worry that they won’t be able to remember everything. Stress in itself is not a bad thing.  Some people need a bit of pressure to […]

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